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Silent Sunday

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Planting for Pollinators

As this is Pollinator Week (June 19-25), let’s think about planting for pollinators. Gardening to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, which are drawn to nectar and pollen-rich flowers, adds activity, sound and beauty to our garden. But more importantly, it … Continue reading

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Lazy Summer Afternoon

Fluffy, cottony clouds float in a Wedgewood blue sky. In the treetops above me, goldfinches twitter; cedar waxwings dart and swoop after insects, calling “zee-zee”┬áto one other. I sit in one of the Andirondack chairs above the river, taking in … Continue reading

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Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies

A popular garden trend is planting to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Both are drawn to nectar-rich flowers, adding activity, sound and beauty to your garden. In early May, I know hummingbirds have returned when they visit my quince bushes. Right … Continue reading

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