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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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The Sun is out Hip Hip Horray

22 August 2009 13:25:56
Bees and Butterflies busy, busy, busy

Bees and Butterflies busy, busy, busy

Well no time for gardening today busy teaching this morning and after lunch setting off to Naas Racecourse for a Riding club competition.

Drinking coffee outside in the sun I noticed that everywhere there were bees butterflies and I think hover flies busy busy busy hopping from one plant to the next. Out came the camera and up go some more photos in Aug 09 and wildlife. Hope the weathers like this tomorrow otherwise it will be a mud bath and pure miserable, keeping my fingers crossed that the weather stays dry at least.


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Monkells Monkells 22 August 2009 17:51:16

And so say all of Us !!!!


Periwinkle Periwinkle 22 August 2009 19:49:06

We had a good day here too and I managed to get some gardening done in between shifts in work. Just looked at your pics and think you have a wonderful garden - Congrats!


Gismo1981 Gismo1981 23 August 2009 01:22:31

I bought a sedum today hope mine is as pretty as yours and attracts some insects and butterflies :O)


Cloncaw Cloncaw 24 August 2009 23:41:52

thanks for the compliments Preiwimkle ,looked at your photos garden looks fab so established. This Sedum is only planted earlier this year and is a magnet for the bees and butterflies.


Mairin Mairin 25 August 2009 09:55:03

Is sedum easy to keep? I like it but don't have it.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 25 August 2009 10:37:19

I find it relatively easy to grow and have transplanted it sucessfully from one garden to another.


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