My butterfly and hummingbird garden
July 31, 1999
Originally, this garden consisted of a grape vine and an arbor to support
it. I discovered a burl in my woods, which once lived as part of a giant
Douglas Fir tree, a few hundred years ago. I thought it would look nice
displayed beneath my arbor, as an accent. It needed a few flowers to brighten
it up, so I removed the sod from an area about 12 feet by 6 feet. I prepared
so that I could add a few plants.
The garden grew from it's original boundaries, and is now 30 feet by about
8 feet, and includes over 30 perennials, and a hanging basket of annuals to
attract and feed butterflies and hummingbirds.
In the near future, this page will be expanded to explain more fully which
plants I used, and more details of the garden itself.
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