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Fun with Filters: 12 Free Spring Nature Photos

Free Spring Nature Photos. No attribution needed stock images: flower photos. bee photos, butterfly photos, grape leaf photo. Movavi Photo Editor Review

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Free Printable 2017 Year at a Glance Calendars

Free Printable 2017 Year at a glance calendars.Flowers and beach themes. 2017 calendar. flower calendar. beach calendar. sunset calendar.

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Fun Garden Sign

We have had some of our giant lilac plants die in the yard this year, leaving big empty spots. I can replant them, but it will take awhile for them to get that big again, so my husband and I decided to add some fun decorations to brighten up the yard and fill in. The …

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Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

In honor of California Native Plant Week I thought I’d share with you some photos of my favorite California native plants, all of which just so happen to be in my backyard.   Last week I posted some photos of the overall landscape in place in our yard since we switched to a drought tolerant …

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Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants

While Northern California may have received plenty of rain this winter, the El Nino seems to have missed Southern California again this year. While we did get more precipitation than we have in the past few years we are still in a drought and we will be for the foreseeable future. Homeowners and businesses would …

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Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath

It’s almost a new month which means it is almost time for a new wreath on my front door. This time around I went with something I saw on Pinterest years ago: a Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath. Gray isn’t exactly my first color choice for this, but the whole idea behind my wreaths this year …

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Funny Gardening Memes plus Friday Frivolity Linky Party

The Friday Frivolity crew has Spring on our minds and in our posts this week for our weekly theme. For me, the best part of Spring is the garden. So I compiled some funny gardening memes for you.                       Funny Gardening Memes to get ready …

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Gorgeous Greens – Spring Garden Photos

In honor of St Patrick’s Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I ‘d share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you.             Related Post Take a Hike at the Beautiful Santa Rosa Plateau Trying to find perspective through flowers. Jasper the Alpaca …

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Butterflies and Bees in the Garden

Whenever I do a photo post I try to  link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don’t link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at …

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Pretty in Pink – Plum Blossom Photos

It is pink time in my neighborhood. In middle to late February the non fruiting plum trees lining our street begin to bloom. Bright cheery pink blossoms abound. And the smell is magnificent.   According to Epoch Times: The plum blossom has been an important symbol in Chinese culture. As a “friend of winter,” the …

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January 2016 – Garden Photos

I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if …

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December 2015 California Native Plants Photos

It’s just an incredibly beautiful winter day here in Southern California so I grabbed the camera and took some shots of my California Native plants to share with you. While it is winter and snowing and plants are dormant in some areas, here in my yard the California Native plants are just starting to awaken …

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