Category: Bird sanctuaries, baths, feeders and more

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

It’s All About the Birds! Birdfeeders, Birdbaths and Birdhouses In Our Garden

Attracting birds to your garden is as easy as 1, 2, 3 – it is all about food, water and shelter! Planning for a wide variety of fruiting shrubs and trees, perennial flowers , grasses and seed and nut producing plantings provides natural food sources for birds. Evergreens, shrubs, compost and brush piles are homes

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

12 Charming Gardens ~ Personal Spaces for Inspiration

Let’s go to the “Hop”, a Garden Hop that is! Here’s a secret gardens tour put together with wonderful gardener friends from Pinterest, Hometalk and FaceBook. You won’t believe the creativity, imagination and personal touches shown in these Little Edens. Just seeing each other’s garden pictures got us all ready to go out there and

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

Garden Walk ~ My Summer Garden

Summertime and the living is easy! Well, not really if you are a gardener! Summer is time to weed and dig and plant, tie up vines, turn the compost pile and harvest veggies. Do you see all those cute benches in our garden? I hardly ever get to land on one unless it is to

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

Garden Walk ~ Mid-July in my garden

  A muggy mid-July morning, but my flowers don’t seem to mind a bit. The garden is awash with color, and the butterflies and bees are flitting from one lovely bloom to the next. We are spending a lot of time in the gazebo since all the wet weather has brought out multitudes of mosquitoes!

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

Garden Walk ~ July 1st.

      An unbelievable eleven inches of rain fell in June here in Delaware, and the resulting plant growth is amazing. Everything is lush and large and begging to get its picture taken. Ever accommodating, I run out in the early morning or just at dusk and attempt to catch the flowers at their

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

Newark Garden Tour ~ 2013

Yesterday, June 8th, was the Newark Garden Tour sponsored by the Newark Arts Alliance. Fourteen amazing gardens were open for visiting and made for a day of inspiration. This diverse collection of gardens covered the gamut from vegetable gardens, habitat gardens, sculpture gardens, water gardens, to sunny and shade gardens. There was definitely something for

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

May Garden ~ Birdhouses & Flowers

  In looking around the garden, I see a theme has developed. It’s all about the birds and flowers. With approximately one hundred birdhouses, I suppose my collection is now nearing intervention status! Some are decorative and some are functional with clean-outs, but long ago I found out the birds are the ones who decide

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

Happy Mother’s Day ~ Garden Tour

      Happy Mother’s Day to all my wonderful readers , I hope it is a lovely day for each and every one of you! This little garden tour is my tribute to mothers everywhere, who often put their own wants and needs aside for those they love. Thank you for rocking the babies

A member of “Birdhouse Anonymous,” I currently have 68 decorative and functional birdhouses displayed in our garden! (The birds decide which are which!). And, of course, there are also many birdbaths, feeders and plantings specifically designed to make our yard a bird habitat.

DIY Project ~ Mother’s Day Fairy Garden

    Just in time for a Mother’s Day project, I found a cracked birdbath sitting in a neighbor’s curbside trash. I have been saving little bits of things to make some fairy gardens and this just plopped into my lap (actually the front passenger seat of my car). Although it looks more extensive, this

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