Along River Road

It is always a beautiful drive along River Road and as the name suggests, it does follow the Red River all the way. In contrast, we also have a River Road in Winnipeg, where you never actually see the river although it is quite close to the Assiniboine River. The only stop I made was… Continue reading Along River Road

The English Garden in Assiniboine Park

This morning I decided to head over to the English Garden in Assiniboine Park to see if I could find any Hummingbirds or Indigo Buntings. I did see one hummingbird, but it didn’t stay long enough for a photo – and I didn’t see an Indigo Bunting, but think I heard one. So – I… Continue reading The English Garden in Assiniboine Park

English Garden at Assiniboine Park

I am often in the Assiniboine Park because I volunteer at the zoo, but I seldom go into the English Garden, which is right beside the zoo.  Yesterday, I was early for my shift and decided to spend the extra time in the garden. I only had my phone with me, so the pictures are… Continue reading English Garden at Assiniboine Park

Meet Neko and Finnegan

As you may have noticed, I love all critters, so when I was asked if I could look after a couple of kitties, by just coming in a couple of times a day to give them food, water and some attention, I said yes. I went over and met the owner and the cats a… Continue reading Meet Neko and Finnegan

My First Rose

My poor rose has had a pretty rough journey this year, starting with the worms eating the leaves as they came out, back at the house. I hadn’t planned on digging it up and moving it with me until then, but I now thought it would be better off in  a pot on a balcony… Continue reading My First Rose

Around the Yard

I finally picked up some flowers to plant in my poor neglected flower bed this morning and got them planted this afternoon. I still have spaces I could fill in with annuals, but ended up with 3 perennials and just a couple of packs of annuals along with one bigger annual. The perennials are Fanal… Continue reading Around the Yard