Visit to Lilac Hill

Hello and thanks for visiting my Heather’s Tea Garden blog.  Please feel free to scroll through all the posts and pin any of the pictures you like.  The blog was started in 2011 so it has lots of content.  In addition to this blog I am starting a new blog to coincide with our new…

Lilac Hill in Bloom

  It has been one year since we moved to Powell River and the gardens at the property we named Lilac Hill are well underway.  The property is a challenge as its never been landscaped.  It consists of hard clay and rocks of all sizes.  The ground will have to be removed and new soil…

Rocks and Roses!

I am in full swing planting my new garden in Mowat Bay, until I hit a rock that is!  The ground around our house and I am told a lot of Powell River is rocks!  When I lived in Chilliwack we went to the gravel pit and paid $5.00 to buy a car load!  Funny…

A Peaceful end to the day

Powell River really is a hidden gem, I got off work at 2:30 and was out in the woods by 2:45.  There is a large woodland area right in the middle of Powell River called the Millennium Trails, so today I went exploring.  There are entrances to the trails all over town so I decided…

A Walk in the Woods

Living in Powell River British Columbia provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature.  Wether it be a walk along the ocean side, a hike through the trails in town or really getting deep into the great outdoors.  Powell River is part of the trail network called the Sunshine Coast Trail an extensive trail system along…

A Day at the Fair

Its been a while since my last entry, a lot has happened mainly we moved to Powell River BC on September 6th 2018.  There is so much to see and do, the town is situated on BC’s far west coast and has expansive views of the ocean.  We live in the area known as Cranberry…

A Day in the Garden

Today I held my annual open garden for the members of the Maple Ridge Garden Club.  For those of you not familiar with where I live in Chilliwack, Maple Ridge is over an hour drive west from Chilliwack.  We lived in Maple Ridge for almost 20 years before buying our new home/garden in the winter of 2013….