Queen of Easter Flowers

Posted by Sue Dodd on March 31, 2015

The trumpet shaped blossoms of the Easter Lily is significant as it portrays the symbol of purity, life, hope, the spiritual meaning of Easter and the promises of Spring.

Primula - A quick "pick me up" for spring!

Posted by Sue Dodd on March 12, 2015

These are the very first flowers to be found on store shelves, giving us a glimmer of hope for the arrival of sunny cheerful days.

No Fuss Plants!

Posted on January 27, 2015

spider plants, houseplants, orchids, nasa,

Beer Burgers and bloom workshop!

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 13, 2014

  Last evening we hosted our very first all male workshop. This might not be a big deal to some but to us OH YES it is!  During the months of November and December we had over 4000 participants attending workshops and out of that number, 11 were men.  So, to get 65 men out in…

Olympics Day 5

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 12, 2014

    A realization came to mind of what makes us truly Canadian! As a young child my parents immigrated to Canada.  I have always considered myself to truly be a Canadian and hold my Canadian passport proudly.  Yes, that realization is compounded once again from…

Day 4

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 11, 2014

    "Wow" is the only word that comes to mind!  To say we are ecstatic is an understatement!  Sleep? Who needs it. The tv is like a good glass of wine, so irresistible you can't stay away from it. It lures and draws us in like a good book that one can't bear to put down.  One more…

Day 3!!!

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 10, 2014

  Wow not just one today but three!!! (should have waited a lit longer to post this)  Loving it!!  Canada you are doing us proud! Opening day three medals...not too shabby, a Silver the next day and day three another Gold! Well, it's been a great weekend and now  back to my…

Let the Games begin!

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 7, 2014

   Tonight I will be sitting in my Olympic pj's watching with great anticipation, the opening ceremonies at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.  This event captures the hearts of the world like none other. The excitement is so great in my household, that even my children know you…

Lift your spirts from the winter doldrums

Posted by Arlene on February 6, 2014

This winter has been relentless with its continuous blast of frigid air and snow. When will it end? Woke up this morn only to look outside to see more fresh fallen snow. This season has been very long and dreary not to mention COLD!  I don't even want to think that we are only at the…

Christmas Time

Posted by Arlene on November 6, 2013

  It seems too early to be thinking about Christmas but lets face it, the Christmas season is just around the corner and is arriving at a good pace.  The malls are already gearing up in anticipation for the hustle and bustle that this season brings.  At our place of work Christmas…