Even if we only place out a few holiday decorations at Christmas, it is interesting to see what others are doing.
Here are some simple, inexpensive natural holiday decorations I found quite lovely for the homemaker adorning her home….
Hurrah for the mighty heroes of the pollinating world ~ our native bees! From tiny sweat bees to mason and leaf-cutting bees to my favorite, the docile and furry bumblebee, there is an amazing variety of species. Native bees are extremely efficient pollinators, too.
Consider, for example, the 250 female orchard mason bees needed to pollinate an entire acre of apple trees compared to the many thousands of honeybees that it takes to do the same job. Amazing!…
As a child, did you ever find a shady place in your yard to build a tree fort or playhouse? We used old sheets and blankets. It was great fun to create a special hideaway with pretend doors, windows and some furniture. This image evoked all those old memories.
Now that you’re an adult, do you still desire to create a little getaway in your yard?
As a continuation of Part One, here are some other simple and clever ideas to think on as spring and summer approach.