Category Archives: Wildlife

Spring in Cuba

Many gardeners take late winter or early spring vacations in countries where weather is warmer. Cuba is one of those  recovering from last falls hurricane. Those who have committed both time and energy deserve congratulations. Resorts were devastated and are … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Environmental issues, Flowering shrubs, Gardening, Nature's Designs, Seasons, Wildlife

It’s February and our gardens are alive !

  Our garden plants are still dormant, waiting for spring. But there is life in and around our gardens right now.     Are Your Pruners as Sharp as mine ? Do you ask yourself: When do I prune my … Continue reading

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Groaning in the Garden

Contributed by member: Jocelyn Cameron who says: “I’ll admit I wrote this” Sometimes you just have to chill after gardening and think outside the box. Out there, you can tickle your funny bone and watch what happens. Here’s a glimpse: … Continue reading

Posted in Berries, Daphne, Day lilies, Gardening, Roses, Wildlife | 3 Comments

It’s November and …

It’s November and, although we have had two heavy frosts and it is cool now, up until a few days ago gardeners have been amazed by the warm temperatures here in the Chester and surrounding area. The following are few … Continue reading

Posted in Annuals, Autumn, Autumn colours, Berries, Birds, Floral arrangements, Gardening, Seasons, Vegetables | 4 Comments

Putting Our Gardens to Bed

This is a beautiful time of year – leaves falling to the ground in colors of orange, red and yellow. Birds and other little critters running around doing their last minute preparations for winter, our greenhouse doors are closed and … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn colours, Garden Design, Gardening, Seasons, Seeds, Trees, Wildlife | 3 Comments

Little Treasures

There is much more to those little buzzing creatures than meets the eye and more of them than many realize. Sue Westby, bee specialist and also a member of Chester Garden Club had members and guests complete attention as she … Continue reading

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Helping Winter and Early Birds

If your garden appeals to you year round, it probably appeals to your feathered neighbours, too. Many of the birds people long to see and also help during the winter and early spring are seed eaters. You know them, you … Continue reading

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