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Fishin’ in a windstorm

Just recently I switched up whirligigs in the front yard, removing the lumberjack for repair and installing the newly renovated fisherman. That was good and fine until the windstorm. When the big gusts started, he was compelled to catch fish with ridiculous gusto, until finally… Read More

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Tree Pruning

In our neighbourhood, which is being sliced and diced all over the place by builders and developers, it is unusual to see a tree crew that isn’t busy destroying mature trees. Today we had the guys from Towne Trees – but just to do some… Read More

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Another bee hotel

I made another little bee hotel for our “solitary bee” friends today. For this one I started with some pieces of clay sewer pipe and filled the with bamboo. The hollow bamboo should be a good place for Mason bees and Leafcutter bees to nest.… Read More