Gardening splendour under the hot summer sun

Everything seems to be early this year, and quite thirsty due to the extended dry, hot spell enveloping central Ontario.

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Caught a quick pic of this dragonfly taking a breather on a bee balm leaf.

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Creating an insect habitat in the Ripley Garden — Smithsonian Gardens

Everyone needs a warm place to snuggle up for winter. That includes members of the insect world! With this in mind, my coworkers and I created a beautiful overwintering habitat for bugs in the Ripley Garden! Call it a Bug-A-bode. Or a Bug House. Or an insect-ominium. No matter what you call it, hopefully it […]

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