Alphabetical Gardening – W

We welcome a wide variety of birds beginning with Wwaxwings, wrens, and woodpeckers of many types including the downy, hairy, red headed, red bellied and pileated.

w birds at

I have a feeling we are a bit weather obsessed as there are numerous instruments to check out the weather … weather vanes, thermometers, wind gauge, and digital weather stations.

weather instruments at

There are also a couple of whimsical ways to predict the weather with the yarn weather forecaster and the weather rock.

weather whimsy at

The windmill garden is in a sunny area of the back garden.  The old converted fountain, hummer and oriole feeders, and other bits of garden art are in this garden.  The mailbox feeder is where the bluejays get their peanut mail. This garden area has changed this year.

the windmill garden at

The workbench was made several years ago out of recycled wood from an old deck.  It’s a favourite place to work on many of the garden projects.

the garden workbench at

Wegleia is one of the many flowering shrubs we have in the gardens.   The lovely rosey red blooms are very pretty.

the wegelia shrub at

I’ve found a few different things that remind me of the letter W.  One was the small clump of birch trees that looks like a tall w, then there was an old frame of an umbrella that was a w when laid out on the grass, and the W in a window.

the hunt for W at

I’m continuing to add to my personal alphabet with w.

W – wise (I’d like to think so), wife, welcoming,

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