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First Snow on the Stumpy Family

Categories: The Garden 2017 and What's Been Happening?.

~ A little bit of snow arrived overnight.  First snow is always special, so it was grab the camera and take some photos through the windows and open doors about 6:30 am this morning.  This snow won’t stay around long, in fact it is already melting away. The Stumpys stay outside all winter as I love to take photos of them and they add lots of winter interest to the gardens. The Stumpys were made with tree stumps, mostly collected from the yard waste landfill and faces from various dollar stores.  I always add a hat, usually a flower pot
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Meet the Stumpys

Categories: Whimsy.

Awhile ago an old tree that we used to hang bird feeders on toppled over and had to be cut up.  This wood wasn’t going to be any good for firewood as it was dead and decaying. But it came to life in a new way … Stumpys!  It was cut into 3 good sized stumps, of which 2 have been used so far. Meet Mr. Stringy Stumpy … he sits in the fence garden and has a pot of stringy stonecrop on his head.  I’m hoping the plant will grow and trail over his head just like hair.  Mr.
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They’ve Got Personali’trees’

Categories: Whimsy.

The trees in the garden have taken on their own personali’trees’. These two tall populars towards the back of the garden are having a chat with each other and keeping check of who arrives at the feeders.  I just love the tree faces that I have been putting out into the garden over the last couple of days.   It was nice to get outside and start some decorating in the garden.   However it looks like it might all be put on hold for a couple of days while a storm system moves through our part of Ontario.  
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