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Dazzling Dahlias – 47 in a series – Protecting Dahlia Flowers From Pests via Sarah Funk on YouTube

An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 42 in a series – Dahlia simplex from Choix des plus belles fleurs :et des plus beaux fruits (1833) Dazzling Dahlias – 43 in a series – Dahlia “Bantling” via Gardenia Dazzling Dahlias – 32 in a series – […]

Historical Garden Books – 98 in a series – Bee-keeping by John Cumming (1864)

Historical Garden Books – 98 in a series – Bee-keeping by John Cumming (1864) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1864 Topics Bee culture, Bees Publisher London : Sampson Low, Son, & Marston, 14 Ludgate Hill Collection americana Digitizing sponsor NCSU Libraries Contributor NCSU Libraries Language English Find more books on Bookshop […]

Backyard Wildlife Habitat: 30+ Projects and Ideas via Garden Therapy

If you want a thriving organic garden, you will need wildlife. I’m not talking deer, mice, and bears here, I’m talking bees, butterflies, ladybugs, birds, and other gardening pals, some that aren’t even wild! To attract them, you will need backyard wildlife habitat. A backyard habitat provides food, water, safe shelter, and nesting spaces for […]

Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden  @douglaswelch Slow-motion Bee On Sage Flowers in my garden ##bee ##honeybee ##insect ##nature ##flowers ##slowmotion ##slomo ##garden ##gardening ##sage ♬ Slow Motion – Bensound Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! * A portion of each […]

In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers @douglaswelch Bees On Mexican Sage In The Garden ##bees ##flowers ##sage ##gardening ##gardening ##plants ##nature ##insects ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available […]

Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo via GAP Photos – Garden & Plant Picture Library

I have some bricks from a neighbor’s teardown and I think this would be a great idea to build in the garden. I’ll post photos when I make it happen.— Douglas   Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo – © Lee Avison/GAP Photos ➡️ Read Bug hotel made from bricks and bamboo | GAP […]

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture (1908)

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture; a cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee; bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary (1908) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page […]

Out In The Garden: March 28, 2020

Spent a little time out in the garden today. I thought we might need to do some watering, but our rains have soaked the soil quite well, so probably another day or two yet. Watered all the containers and filled the SIP (self-irrigating planters) reservoirs to hold them this week. Found this guy on the […]

MaliArts designs city-chic beehives to save solitary bees via Inhabitat

You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on these lovely bee houses and waterers, but providing some respite for our native bees is a great idea. You might find some ideas here about houses you can build yourself or order one of these to add to your garden. – Douglas     We’re big […]

Carabus (?) Beetle In The Garden via Instagram

What insects do you find in your garden? Leave a comment and share! Carabus (?) Beetle In The Garden When you start working in the garden and get down close to the soil, you notice things that might not otherwise catch your eye. Such was the case with this bill. I’ve never really seen them in […]