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.

Field Trip : The Delaware Center for Horticulture

Just ten minutes away from our home is a little jewel of a garden at the Delaware Center for Horticulture, in Wilmington, Delaware. Open to the public, this garden exemplifies green growing practices and shows how you can make a little space seem large. Come along for a quick tour of the grounds. Keep in

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 : Use Repurposed Materials to Create a Bird Bath

Do you need a bird bath but find the price tags at the garden centers don’t fit your wallet? Use what you have at home to create a unique and functional watering station for your feathered friends! Rummaging around in my garden shed, I came up with an old metal step stool, a clay plant

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.

Field Trip: Winterthur’s Faerie Garden at Enchanted Woods

Fairy gardens are all the rage these days, and one of the most wonderful of all, The Enchanted Woods of Winterthur, is near my home in Wilmington, Delaware. See the complete album of pictures from today’s trip on Inspiring Gardens. As you enter the gates, a warning is given to never enter the Forbidden Faerie Ring or

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.

Create your own succulent garden birdbath

There was an old, leaky concrete birdbath left on the property by our home’s former owners and, today, I decided to make it into something beautiful! Lately, I have seen many ideas in gardening magazines and on Pinterest showing an an old birdbath converted into a succulent garden. I already had the birdbath, so I

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.

The Good Neighbor Garden

Sometimes  an area that looks like a disaster is really a gem waiting to be polished! This is what I call “The Good Neighbor Garden,”  a side garden adjoining our neighbors on one side of our half acre lot. When we first moved into our home four years ago, this area was the least of my worries. I

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.

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