Summer Bird Feeders

HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS When the weather starts getting warm and the hummingbirds start appearing around the spring flowers, I know it is time to put out the hummingbird feeders. I like making my own hummingbird nectar, and it is easy and less expensive. Preparing the Feeders I gather my feeders and supplies together for preparing the…

Summer Recreation – Kayaking

SUMMER RECREATION Summer is almost here and with it comes harsh, humid, hot days. Even during these intense days, life flourishes through the humidity and heat. It inspires colors and scenery that compares with no other season. KAYAKING Kayaking is a fun sport and great exercise. It is also a great way to spend the…

Making Summer Flower Baskets and Containers

HANGING BASKETS Hanging baskets come in many shapes and sizes. I like using the wire baskets with coconut fiber lining. They make beautiful baskets and plants seem to really thrive in these. I start by lining the basket with the coconut fiber liner. I then place a plastic pan in the bottom to hold water…

Outdoor Inspiration

OUTDOOR INSPIRATION Throughout the warm days of spring, outdoor life flourishes and inspires colors like no other time of the year. Gardenias Gardenias give the air a fragrant smell that is unmistakable in spring. The pure white blooms really stand out against the dark green foliage and make beautiful hedges or bushes. Hydrangea Hydrangeas bring…

Spring Inspiration

SPRING INSPIRATION The first colors of spring are always a welcome sight. The days start getting warmer and the colors start coming back all around in the tree leaves and flower blooms. I think spring is my favorite time of year to be outside and the colors so inspiring. It’s also the best time for…