2014

Working on our Agro building

November 16, 2014 DALE 2014Farm Life

Kelly is still in love with our mixer We have been pouring the agro-building floor in small pours; designed so the seams end up under walls. The old horse barn has been rescued and we are finally working  on the new addition. Earlier this year, we  completed the inspected footings  and now 1/3 of the floor has […]

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Fall and the view is great

October 28, 2014 DALE 2014Mount ElphinstoneUncategorized

Dale across the street has a view hot tub on the second floor seeing the whole south end of Vancouver island. Very nice eh!

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April and closer to bedding plant season

April 10, 2014 DALE 2014GreenhouseMount Elphinstone

Its the 10th of April and the sunrise is not as colorful as back in Jan. but they are much warmer. The green house is almost full with bedding plants but we still need it to dry up a bit to begin terraforming. After the erosion of last summers rains it became obvious that we need to. […]

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spring has sprung in the greenhouse

March 26, 2014 DALE 2014SeedsUncategorized

Plants are up and as the greenhouse fills we are getting exited about this years plans.

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Snow on our mountain

February 25, 2014 DALE 2014

Sun on snow, with our smoke drifting down Elphinstone towards Gibsons, makes me smile. Safe inside our new greenhouse the first of years crop is sitting on heart mats germinating. Yesterday I finished the tables to hold bedding plants. I cleaned the snow off ofr the greenhouse twice, just to make sure the plastic film would not stretch.

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The green house is going up

February 25, 2014 DALE 2014Greenhouse

16′ x 32′ set on 8′ studs with 2×6 rafters made from material found in a stack under the blackberries on the south side of the property. We painted it green of course.  

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