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The Garden Charmers Share their Favorite Facebook Pages

Facebook has so many great pages devoted to gardening, but the way the site now shows the content of pages, it is sometimes hard for them to get seen on news feeds. Facebook is one of the most popular of the social media channels. I thought it would be fun for the Garden Charmers (a …

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Boxwood Wreath Bird Feeder DIY Project

Some of you may remember that I made a boxwood wreath for the first time in December last year for Christmas.   I’ve long since removed the Christmas decorations but left it hanging and it has started to dry out.  I decided to re-purpose it into a bird feeder for my backyard test garden. My husband …

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Butterfly and Insect Photos by Gardening Cook Fan Tamara

I love to feature photos from some of the fans of my Facebook page. Today I’ll be featuring  the lovely butterfly and insect photos of a fan named Tamara. Fans of my Facebook page love to submit photos of their gardens and projects for me to consider for this website and The Facebook page – …

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Butterflies, Bugs, Bees and Other Garden Critters

We all know that gardens need bees for pollination but so many other garden insects will find their way into a garden too.  Just provide them with flowers and leaves, and they will seem to find us! There is nothing like wandering around in my garden and seeing the wildlife in the form of insects …

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Victoria Crowned Pigeon – Goura Victoria Facts

We had visitors from the UK recently and spent a day at the North Carolina Zoo, in Ashville, NC.   The zoo is divided into two parts – North America and African animals.  We spent our time at the African animal exhibits since we all wanted to see the large wild animals not on our continent. …

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