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World Book Day

In honor of world book day, I thought I would share with you my most recent favorite books.

Ancillary Sword (Imperial Ranch #2) by Ann Leckie… 305 more words

Book Review

Best Airport Feature Ever?

One of the reasons I haven’t posted recently (besides the fact that the weather has been terrible, meaning no excursions) is because I’ve been travelling again for work. 434 more words


How to Grow Butterfly Weed in Your Garden

Butterfly weed is one of those plants that is an absolute “must” if you are trying to attract butterflies and other beneficial insectsto your garden. Botanically known as… 572 more words


Orange Butterfly Weed (Asclepias Tuberosa)

Orange butterfly weeds (Asclepias tuberosa), North American wildflowers, work well in butterfly gardens, attracting many different types of butterflies to their showy flowers. This low-maintenance perennial blooms throughout summer and into the beginning of fall. 291 more words


Shrubs That Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Butterflies and hummingbirds share a taste for sweet nectar, the staple food source of these two disparate species. Nectar-producing flowers come in different shapes and colors, but hot colors — red, orange and gold — and trumpet shapes are favorites, attracting a host of colorful, winged creatures. 458 more words


Less Lawn More Fun

New to Texas and full of spirit this homeowner wanted something fun instead of a big lawn. Can you blame her?She brought an inspiration picture of a patchwork of materials that appealed to her. 556 more words

Gardening And Design

Grow These Herbs to Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum). Plant lots of this useful biennial, both the flat-leaved and curly varieties, in full sun to part shade, and let it reseed itself from year to year. 391 more words