Author Archives: Rhona


One more garden tour

Having planned my backyard reading for the same day as the Gorge Tillicum Urban Farmers summer garden tour (oops) I was pleased to be able to take in the follow on tour, and manage to get to one of the … Continue reading

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Fun at the Fair

The Saanich Fair has been going since 1868, and is a Labour Day favourite. The weather was perfect, and for me the day began with an exuberant noon performance of the Coastal Cowgirls, who have been riding together since 2014. … Continue reading

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Boulevard Gardens

Vic West is a neighbourhood of the city of Victoria, one of the 13 municipalities that make up the Capital Regional District (CRD), collectively known as Victoria. It’s a working-class residential neighbourhood with a lot of single family homes, with … Continue reading

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Serenity on the Farm

Serenity Farm had an open garden yesterday, and I’d wanted to see what went on there for a while. A therapeutic farm, it’s a small (half acre) site that grows flowers, vegetables and herbs, and boasts a small orchard with … Continue reading

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Readings in my Garden

It’s not every day you get to host a reading in your back yard, but yesterday was that day for me. Judy LeBlanc and I cooked up this idea some months ago, to give her a proper launch and reading … Continue reading

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