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Growing Beautiful Organic Roses in Your Garden

Organic Roses Growing organic roses can be easy if you just plant them the right way in the right spot and understand a few things about how roses grow. Since I don’t know what you have been taught—let’s just start over and learn this simple way from scratch. Antique or Old roses are the best choice because they are the most disease resistant to start with. Of course as with almost anything-There are a few exceptions Here are things to consider when growing organic roses: *Roses need good drainage. *Most Roses need 6 hours of sun or more—but there are […]

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Winter bird feeder on branch

Great Ideas For Keeping The Birds In your Gardens Happy and Healthy

Years ago I purchased a book written by Ann Bradshaw called the Backyard Diner Cookbook and have used and enjoyed it often. The book was being sold to raise money for the On The Wing Again Foundation-a bird rescue and rehabilitation organization.( I can not- at this time find a way to reach Ann or the group—if anyone has information on how to reach Ann or her group please share that information with me –so I can let people know how to help. ) One of the first recipes in the book is called- A Recipe For A Fine Texas […]

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Hummingbird at Feeder

Attracting Hummingbirds To Your Garden

Hummingbirds provide a lot of theatre-type enjoyment to us, and since the beautiful Flame Acanthus in the picture  below is sitting just outside my office window, I have  a constant parade of delicate dancers swooping in and out for a drink. Hummingbird feeders work to attract them too and can be hung right outside a favorite window for  watching – I like the ones that have perches.  Many garden centers carry them and this website has some really good ones… http://www.backyardwildbirds.com/servlet/the-Hummingbird-Feeders/Categories  (do not add red  food coloring to the sugar water or buy  nectar that has it in it-it is […]

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