Posts tagged birds

August 28, 2014

 

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Sunny Rain Gardens

Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.

March 27, 2014

 

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Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

September 5, 2013

 

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Pyracanthas’ Berries Brighten Winter Landscape

Pyracantha is a shrub with evergreen glossy foliage and broad spreading growth. One disadvantage is its thorns, thus the common name of firethorn.

January 3, 2013

 

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Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

December 27, 2012

 

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Red Chokeberry

Our native Aronia arbutifolia with the common name of red chokeberry is a shrub that offers four seasons of interest in our gardens.

November 22, 2012

 

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Spicebush Provides A Refined Softness To A Shady Landscape

Lindera benzoin, commonly known as spicebush, is a native multi-stemmed, understory shrub that can grow as wide as it is tall.

July 5, 2012

 

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Berries For Birds

I am trying to grow more shrubs that fruit at different times of the year in order to provide a continuous buffet and attract birds to my garden.

February 24, 2011

 

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Tree Pollination

Since trees are well and truly rooted to their spot, they must rely on other agents to help them cross pollinate, or they must self pollinate.

August 26, 2010

 

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St. Cecilia and Spirituality in Gardening

St. Cecilia is the patron saint of music, and gardens honoring her often have bird feeders, wind chimes and water features that make their own music.

August 19, 2010

 

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St. Francis Garden: Providing Food And Water For God’s Creatures

Gardens honoring St. Francis are full of color, sound, scent and movement, and birds and butterflies abound.

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