As we approach the end of August, in the gardening calendar, and the signs of seasonal change are gently beginning to make themselves known in the cottage garden, I had been thinking back to what the garden was like when we first moved in, back in 2009. Frankly, the place was a blank canvas. Have you ever had a garden that was a blank canvas? There was part of a perimeter fence and… Read More
This year, I’ve paid particular attention to attracting in more bees and insects. I’ve packed our little cottage garden with all manner of flowering plants and shrubs that serve as a beacon. Here are some of the pictures from this spring-summer, 2019. Have you had any success attracting more bees into your garden? (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.