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Water for Feathered Friends

The birds that visit our garden seem to be as appreciative of the bird bath as they are of the feeders. I think it’s important to have a supply of […]

Winter Bay

Most of the plants in the garden are deciduous or herbaceous but there are several evergreens mixed in among them. One of them is bay, and we have two “bushes”, […]

Raking Leaves

I’m very glad that I’m not inundated with leaves each autumn. Although we’re almost surrounded by trees, they are too far away for most of their leaves (but not their […]

Dull days

For over two weeks now, the sky has been pretty much a constant, unchanging, dismal, damp, dull-grey. There have been occasional blue patches, sometimes I’ve even spotted glimmers of sun, […]

September Sunshine

We’re in the middle of an unseasonably hot week, this week. Temperatures are way into the mid-to-high twenties and the sun is shining without a cloud in the sky. Of […]