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Motionless Monday

Hey there!

Here’s a nice place to take a dip–if the mother bird will allow you into her nest!

Have a great week!

Backyard Habitat

Gardening and Googling: Learning Curves

My grandpa’s greenhouse used to smell pungent and tangy – full of tomatoes. I remember them shooting up to the ceiling, ripening the air with hot green leaves, and my grandpa disappearing below them as he walked to the back of the structure, tending to his plants. 496 more words

In A Vase On Monday - Abundance

Yellow seems to be the dominant color in my garden this week with Sundrops (Oenothera fruticosa), Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata) and Carolina Lupine (Thermopsis villosa) all in peak bloom. 171 more words

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A Good End to a Rough Week

It was kind of a harrowing week for The Colony.  My wife’s father had a narrow escape from a burst artery in the G.I. tract merely a few weeks after a heart attack.   396 more words


Fish Fertilizer For The Garden

Lets talk fish fertilizer for a bit. Fish fertilizer is an organic option to have when wanting to replenish your soil with much needed nutrients. Unlike chemical fertilizers, all natural fish fertilizers continually provide nutrients into the soil through different stages. 316 more words

Anything Goes

The Flowers of Detroit Abloom

If you’re new to the blog, I work with a nonprofit neighborhood revitalization organization called The Garden Detroit. Last year we had a beautiful garden on several vacant lots, and a seasonal CSA vegetable program. 433 more words