Tag Archives: pollinators

Photo Friday: Wild Garden Makeover

The last few weeks my wife and I have been cleaning up and mulching the area we call the Wild Garden. It’s planted with flowers and other plants that are attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and pollinators. It’s been quite a … Continue reading

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Garden Winterizing

Even though we’ve yet to have our first frost or freeze, the calendar says it is time to start many of the annual winterizing tasks associated with gardening. For instance, I need to replace the row cover material on the … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Wild Butterfly Garden

It’s been quite a while since I shared any photos from the area we call the Wild Butterfly Garden. My wife worked hard this spring to get it cleaned up and mulched, and we are now filling in a few … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: July Flowers

I thought I would share some images of the Happy Acres summer flowers that are blooming now. First up is the Becky Shasta daisy. It’s a lovely bloomer that butterflies like but the deer don’t! Nearby Becky is the Jubilee … Continue reading

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Things Will Be Buzzing Soon

After a fair amount of consideration (and consultation with The Management here at HA), I have decided to get back into beekeeping. I had a hive back at my old place in Kentucky, and it was a fun and rewarding … Continue reading

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