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Lena Liu Always In Bloom Lighted Crystal Centerpiece

This Lena Liu Always In Bloom Lighted Crystal Centerpiece is such a unique and beautiful addition to her garden artwork. I had never seen anything quite like this before. It is absolutely stunning. Table Centerpiece: Lena Liu Delicate Treasures Table … Continue reading

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First hummingbird sighting and pictures of 2015

Our first hummingbird sighting for 2015 was Friday, May 1st almost a week earlier than last year. As in past years we saw them for about a week or two and then they started nesting. After then we would only … Continue reading

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How to attract hummingbirds

First, let me say that we live in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania so we usually only attract Ruby-throat hummingbirds. We start by putting out our first feeder(s) around April 15th and usually see our first visitors in about 2 … Continue reading

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Lena Liu “Garden Jewels” table lamp

This Lena Liu “Garden Jewels” table lamp would be a great gift for someone who loves hummingbirds or would be very pretty sitting on a table somewhere in your own home. Lamp: Garden Jewels Lena Liu Hummingbird LampLimited edition and … Continue reading

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Porcelain hummingbird Christmas ornament

It’s that time of year when you might want to start thinking about ornaments for your Christmas tree. If you like hummingbirds or even just the idea of decorating your tree with a bird or wildlife theme, below is a … Continue reading

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Our final hummingbird pictures and sightings for 2014

Our final hummingbird sighting for this year, 2014 was September 14th. That’s one day earlier than last year. For the most part, we had as many visitors as in previous years except our early and nesting time sightings seemed to be … Continue reading

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Agastache ‘ Tutti Frutti ‘ and hummingbirds

This is a picture of our Agastache ‘Tutti Frutti’ and a hummingbird that we took through the railing of our deck. This year was the first time we’ve had this type of Agastache and the hummingbirds used it often. Agastache … Continue reading

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Cardinal Climber and hummingbirds

Here’s a couple of pictures we took recently on our deck of the cardinal climber and the hummingbirds that visit every day. We grew it from seeds we got from Botanical Interests in a large container with about a 4′ … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds and Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’

Below are a couple pictures we took a few days ago of hummingbirds and our Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’. This is the first year we’ve had this plant. We live in an area where ‘Wendy’s Wish’ would be an annual so we’ll … Continue reading

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Hummingbird pictures in August 2014

Here’s a few hummingbird pictures we took the last couple of days while sitting on our deck near the three potted plants we’ve grown to attract hummingbirds. The three are the cardinal climber and salvia’s – Wendy’s Wish & Black … Continue reading

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