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CFFC - Pink & Magenta (and fluttering flowers too)

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week continues the flower theme with the colors pink and magenta. As I looked back to last summers flower photos, it seems that pink  attraced a great deal of interest from butterflies and bees. 21 more words

Winter Solstice

It hasn’t seemed like winter this December; more like a mild November with moody skies, soaking rains and even a few thunderstorms. What little snow fell, melted into the unfrozen ground. 179 more words

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A bright winter day

Last week, on a lovely but warm winter day, we took a lot of pictures of the garden in winter, and I thought they cheer you up on this very dark, wet day. 132 more words


A Wildlife-Friendly Garden in Toronto

So here’s another garden we got to see during the Garden Bloggers Fling in Toronto. This was a small private garden in the Don Mills area. 265 more words

Wildlife Gardening

Fall P.E.M.U. Recipes...

Food, fire, medicine, and cordage. We found it all during a beautiful fall day forage.

Hickory Nut Milk – 1 to 3 nuts to water. Bust them up, throw them in, simmer for a while, strain, and drink. 131 more words

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Autumn sedum adds colour late in season

Come early September and into October, most gardens are done – many annuals have petered out or been damaged by near freezing nighttime temperatures; many perennials are past their prime even though some may still be putting on a show like false sunflower, Joe Pye Weed and others; and trees have started dropping their leaves. 560 more words


The WOW factor in gardening

What is the WOW factor in gardening, and how do you achieve it?   I call the WOW factor a feature that literally makes me stop in my tracks (or my car)  to admire a plant or group of plants, then dash for my camera.   417 more words