Planting A Special Butterfly Garden

July 10, 2014 at 4:27 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

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I have been busy planting a very special garden.

I have a few butterflies that fly around looking for a place to to rest. They have to settle for lavender,but not anymore. I have been busy planting three butterfly gardens. I painted my son’s old truck tire sand box and planted butterfly weed, and some plants around two trees. The butterflies,humming birds and bees shall be busy buzzing soon. I enjoy sitting outside in the evening with a cold up of coffee listening to the birds chattering. Since my back yard gets full sun, drought tolerant plants interested me. I am becoming a reformed black thumb gardener so an easy care garden suits me. Plus I can write stories on the patio over looking my lightish-green lawn. We have poor soil here also. Ahh, home ownership!

I have one nice memorial garden for my son Levi who died in 2007. I thought it would be nice to plant in his old truck tire sand box some joe-pie weed, and spread some plants around two trees. That should give the butterflies somewhere to land. I am thankful to God for this inspirational idea. Low maintenance beautiful bushes that will last several years of enjoyment. A dear friend gave me a pine tree to plant for my son seven years ago. today this tree is 20 feet tall! It seemed only fitting to bring to life a simple yet elegant garden. This time of year can be difficult when dealing with the grief, but every year I get inspired to put another finishing touch in my home or yard. I can almost hear my son whisper in my ear” I am proud of you mom. Even if you only planted one flower this year, you keep moving forward in life and not being stagnant.” I think he would like to sit in the backyard and take in the beauty. Life can be hard,but God takes the edge of the pain I feel sometimes. I look forward to rest of summer with the birds,bees and butterflies investigating the yard.

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