Longfield Gardens posted a blog that I felt compelled to share. How to Design a Hummingbird Garden Right now my focus has been on creating gardens for bees and butterflies but I would love to put in some plants that also help the hummingbirds. Who doesn't love seeing these speedy little birds? I keep saying … Continue reading How to Design a Hummingbird Garden
I noticed something special in my new garden the other day. I was sitting, imagining what it will look like in a year, and saw movement on one of my chamomile plants. A bee. A honey bee. Today I saw another one. Two honey beesWhile the garden is far from completed, it brought me great … Continue reading Buzzing with Joy: Why I Garden
There's something special about sitting in a new garden and seeing your first honey bee flying from plant to plant. Far from being completed, the flower and herb garden is already starting to attract the right attention. After all of the hard work and planning, the garden is really starting to come together. Along with … Continue reading June in the Flower & Herb Garden
Welcome to Spring. This time of year reflects the ever changing Earth. Here in Michigan, we begin to see life sprout around us. Slowly still, but it is there nonetheless. And while we all know a spring snow storm could appear at any moment, we all feel a bit more happier. Today marks the return … Continue reading Spring has Sprung!
My latest project revolves around those buzzing beauties; the bees. The struggling population needs all the help it can get. Little did I know that some of the herbs I've been growing over the last few years are already a favorite of the bee. Plus the vegetable garden brought in quite the crowd last year. … Continue reading For the Love of Bees!