Duluth Rose Garden

In July 19th, 2011, my mom, two daughters and I went to visit the Duluth Rose Garden in Duluth, MN.   It was an absolutely beautiful day and the roses were gorgeous.   We definitely need to go back again this summer!   And several times each year would be even better so we can …

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Winter Ugh.

So over winter at this point!   Less than 10 days until spring?!   Not here.   Cold and windy today.   25 degrees with a ‘feels like’ of 10.    And there’s this strange little pellet snow. On a positive note, had a great visit to the new Hobby Lobby in Duluth, MN recently. …

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Downy Woodpecker: A Reliable Deck Feeder Visitor

Still winter… so the birds are my only garden entertainment.   On February 23rd, this pretty Downy Woodpecker girl came to visit.   Thankfully all birds don’t fly south for the winter.   These woodpeckers are year-round visitors to our feeders. According to my daughter’s bird book, “The Downy Woodpecker is the smallest woodpecker in …

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