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May Foliage

Let’s face it, flowers are superior to foliage. This is especially true in May, when some gardeners (I’m not naming names) can be driven into ecstasies by masses of colorful tulips and other spring flowers. 401 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

April Progress Report

I’ve embarked on a garden improvement plan, but then what gardener hasn’t?¬†Tired of struggling with the slow fill in of the big bed that runs the length of the patio, I decided it needed some help filling in and plants weren’t going to do it. 360 more words

J is for Joe Pye Weed

Looking over the last years of our Blogging From A to Z Challenge, I discovered we squirrels have used about every spring flower we can think of for the letter J. 42 more words

Backyard Habitat

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

Saint Paul, MN

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