Today I caught up with Bee Keeper, Nick Wigle of Super Bee Rescue and had a chance to get a few questions answered. I wanted to know how the California Drought was affecting Bee populations. And, I wanted to know what homeowners could do about it.
Spring is in the air and this morning I awoke to my favorite sound, bird song. Every year, about this time, birds start singing just before dawn, the official heralds of spring. I love watching them come to the birdbath, as they do by the dozens, taking turns as they splash about.
What is the essence of a garden? Is it the types of plants? Is it the type of stone or tile used? Is it achievement of perfection? The painter, Claude Monet described it as enchantment, that je ne sais quoi quality that transforms a yard into a garden. I think the answer is YOU!