Birds: Cardinals

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I can still remember the first day we saw a cardinal in the backyard all those years ago.  He kept coming to the back window and looking in.  It would fly up and down the window and then perch again … Continued

Plant Profile: Clematis

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The Polish Spirit clematis grows happily in the trellis garden for many years.  It provides many lovely purple blooms.  In 2010 the trellis had to be moved for some renovations on the basement and the clematis was dug and put … Continued

Calendula or Pot Marigold

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Calendula officinalis … calundula … pot marigold These bright yellow and orange annual flowers have a long blooming period – from mid summer to first frost. This plant prefers a fair amount of sun but isn’t overly fussy on the … Continued