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Alphabetical Garden Tour – H

Categories: Alphabetical Gardening.

It is time for the alphabet search at ABC Wednesday. There is always something on the garden tour that starts with H. Some birds beginning with H that we see in the garden are house finch, humming bird and hawk. Things always go quiet when the hawk is around.  He loves to perch up high and get a good view of the garden.  Hummingbirds are a favourite visitor and can be seen frequently flitting in and out of the feeders that I fill with homemade food.  The house finches can be year round visitors but appear most regularly in the spring
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The Tea Thyme Tree

Categories: Garden areas, The Garden 2017, and Whimsy.

Last year in the honeysuckle garden I hung all sorts of tea bits and pieces when I was inspired after seeing something similar at the Saylor Cafe in Bloomfield.  In mid April of this year I started to hang the cups, jugs, mugs and pots for another year.  I also added the old bistro set that was in another part of the garden.  The legs are broken but I just hate throwing things away. Skip from April 14, 2017 to May 20, 2017 and this is what the area looks like now.   The honeysuckle shrub is no longer bare,
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From Leaves to Blooms to Almost Berries

Categories: Garden areas.

 It’s is the beginning of June and it is time to check in with the tree following at Lucy’s blog.  Since the last update about 4 weeks ago on the honeysuckle shrub it has made amazing progress … the buds turned to leaves … the blooms appeared and left … and the berries are starting to form.  So many new shoots appeared where it was trimmed and it is now lovely and full.  It has all been happening so fast it is hard to keep up.  I’ve taken lots of photos and it was just as hard choosing which ones
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