Spring on Bowen

Spring on Bowen

April 09, 2015 0 Comments

The unusually mild winter means that it's basically been spring on Bowen Island since February, but it now finally, officially, now feels like it.

We built a few cedar garden boxes that will live on the deck, housing flowers, herbs, and eventually, lettuce and kale. We built a few cedar garden boxes that will live on the deck, housing flowers, herbs, and eventually, lettuce and kale.

Spring on Bowen

Lavender is one of our very favourites, both for its flowers and scent-potential. Our plants are so new right now, but eventually we'll have an entire field filled with it. An entire field filled with muted greens and soft purples. Lavender is one of our very favourites, both for its flowers and scent-potential. Our plants are so new right now, but eventually we'll have an entire field filled with it. An entire field filled with muted greens and soft purples.

Spring on Bowen

Even though I grew up on a grain farm, the idea of planting these tiny seedlings is really exciting. Who will survive? How many will sprout? What will they taste like? What will we make?  

Spring on Bowen

Japanese rice bowls in a to-go jar with sparkling sake from Granville Island mean that picnics on the beach have been taken to a new level now that we've become test subjects for our friends at Shika, the sweetest Japanese take-out restaurant on Bowen's pier.

Spring on Bowen

We'd be lying if we said that the winter was easy — the days were short, wet, and lonely at times, but it finally feels like things are coming alive again. We're excited. Really, super excited.

Spring on Bowen




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