Monthly Archives: July 2011

Beauty Bides Its Time

Plants are amazing survivors, this I know, but I witnessed something in my yard that really surprised me. Last year, in January, I had to have a large oak tree removed because of its condition.  It shaded at least half … Continue reading

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My Neighbor’s Lilies

My next door neighbor’s house is up for sale and she’s moved to Texas to begin her new life and new marriage.  I wish her well.  This morning during my stroll through my side garden, I caught a glimpse, through … Continue reading

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Is Your Garden Listed in the Butterfly Travel Guide?

It could be, with very little work or expense – just some basic ingredients and you’ll be on your way! I’m a big fan of wildlife in the garden, both as a gardener and as a designer; in fact, in … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies, Coneflowers, Garden, Nasturtium, pesticide, Photography, Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm', Wildlife | 10 Comments