Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sunday in the Garden with Rain

The rain has done a great job of making everything green and lush. My car looks like it has a moat around it too. It would be a good idea to link our water butt up to the down pipe … Continue reading

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It doesn’t last long, but it is so very beautiful.

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Maybe you were dashing in to escape the rain and missed this.

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Insect Mansions

Insect mansions are bigger, more imaginative versions of the little insect houses you find. Some are very grand. But they are not difficult to construct, and they provide vital habitats for ladybirds and other helpful garden insects. Insect mansions are … Continue reading

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Tulip Days

Beautiful as these tulips are, there has been a rather disappointing show in the garden this spring. A few years ago, after consultations with residents about what they wanted, we began a planned planting. It was suspended due to cash … Continue reading

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