“In much of North America, winter can be a difficult time for birds. The days are short, and nights are often cold and long. The natural food supply has been consumed or is hidden by snow. Most insects are dead or dormant. Water can be hard to find, and food needed to provide the energy…
I have, like many of you, been told and believed poinsettias are highly poisonous to pets and people. This theory has finally been tested and dispelled. Here is an article about the history of poinsettia toxicity and the findings of the research. The Truth About Poinsettias
Jen and Myself (Colleen) had a great time with these ladies! They get together for bible study frequently and asked us to do a flower demo for them for an activity when they met. We ended up showing how to make a pumpkin arrangement for fall and also how to dress up plants for Christmas….
Here are some great ideas for decorating with Paperwhite and Amaryllis bulbs! Enjoy! Winter Bulb Gardens
I am always looking for interesting articles about subjects I am interested in learning about. I will continue to share the ones I find most insightful. Here is the November e-newsletter from Cornell Lab of Ornithology. It covers binocular use, fall bird watching and information on Project Feeder Watch. Enjoy! Cornell Lab of Ornithology
I had the pleasure of making this gorgeous piece for the Oostburg Christian School Auction. These rustic box were made out of re-purposed old barn boards. This size arrangement is perfect for a head table piece in front of the bride and groom because it is nice and low. The colors were selected to match…
In honor of Halloween, Samhain, All Hallows Eve,fall festivals, and the spiders themselves I am posting this wonderful article about spiders. I hope you enjoy it! “Three Amazing Feats of Spiders”