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Trees for Shauna

We wanted to surprise Shauna with some new trees for Mother’s Day. The trees surprised us instead: they arrived a day too early and we rushed over to pick them up on Saturday. The tree pickup was at the Organic Farming center in Guelph and everything smelled like compost. Devon …

Earth Day

Earth Day was on Saturday — the first warm, sunny weekend we got to spend together since at least last year. So we decided to spend the morning drinking coffee, not wearing pants, and struggling to assemble our IKEA greenhouse. We bought the greenhouse¬†last summer, but the cat immediately turned …

Little planting hands

All spring long Devon has been helping us with yard work. He’s a plant splashing aficionado, an enthusiastic puller of weeds, and a determined mower of lawns. The lawn mower he got as a birthday present from his grandpa is still his favourite toy. With his help our little garden …