A beautiful garden with lots of blooming shrubs, annuals, perennials, and herbs is not only a feast for the eyes but is a veritable smorgasbord for the birds and the pollinators. Of course, the most dainty and amazing to watch of the birds is the lovable hummer.
About a week or so ago, my wife and I noticed that a pair of swallows were attempting to build a nest on a small flat surface just above our front door. The flat surface, although well protected from weather was in a most annoying place for us.
The 2017 Mill Creek Festival was a success. The ladies of the Mill Creek Women's Club had a lot of fun meeting and talking to the ladies who stopped to inquire who we are, and what we do. It's not too late to let us know you are interested in joining our club.
The Whistling Gardener used to own a landscape contracting business where he kept landscape design simple using maybe only three to four different types of plants and planting them in large drifts. Today he has too many favorites for such simple landscapes.
The Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center at McCollum Park will officially open to the public for the first time on Saturday, July 29th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with a free Sustainability Fair. There will be music, prizes and much more.