Spring Idea House Tour 2015 (Part 3)

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This is the third and last post in the series of the Spring Idea House Tour-2015. Several designers completely overhaul this house three times a year to showcase decorating trends, new products, re-purposing vintage finds, while giving loads of inspiration for your own home.

The first room is called a “Backroads USA Lounge” highlighting the famous Route 66 . The theme is carried out in so many unique ways. First, look at the valance of old rusty license plates. Is that cute or what?  Also, the USA flag has highway numbers stenciled on it.

 

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Here’s a closer look at the license plates. Sorry for the glaring sun! I hate when I’m taking pictures and there’s nothing that can be done about the sun shining in the windows so brightly. I like cloudy days for picture taking, but this should give you an idea of how they are attached to the rod.

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US highway maps decorate one wall and the closet door.

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This barn door attached to the wall, holds Americana wall art.

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Salvaged wood and wire make a postcard display against a stenciled wall.

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Several vintage accessory finds  such as an old odometer, small suitcases, and hubcap, create more travel-themed interest on the shelving unit.

 

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The lampshade is stenciled with Route 66!

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Old suitcases, used as a coffee table, serve as storage. The candles on the suitcases are wrapped with maps and twine.

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Don’t you think this is a fun theme for a boy’s room or recreation room?

Next, is the main bedroom done in black and white. Garden stakes are grouped together on the wall to form an unusual, 0ne-of-a-kind headboard. The bed has lots of black and white pattern with a splash of orange.

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Vases grouped in “3’s” give an additional punch of orange color.

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Black floral wire adds dimension and design to plain wood frames.

 

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On the inside of a vintage cabinet, metal radiator paneling makes a great place to hang jewelry. It is simply painted a glossy black and attached to the inside of the door.

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The same radiator paneling is cut and used as a backing for wall art.

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Now, onto the living room and sunroom decorated in green and pink.

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 Above the fireplace, strips of sheet moss is woven together to make the background. A Manzanita tree branch is mounted with artificial pink cherry blossoms. Small hanging lantern candles complete the look.

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 Salvaged doors, turned into wall art, really accent this grouping.

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 A closer look at the salvaged doors…..

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 Additional seating in the living room area…..

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 A beautiful arrangement on the coffee table uses colored wire as an accent.

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 In the sunroom, various terrariums fill this table.

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 In the corner, decorative glass creates hanging art.

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 Anyone know what this is? Note the arrow pointing inside!

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 This is a watering bowl for pigs! What an unusual piece for a side table! The inside is filled with a miniature garden scene. Please excuse the sun glare again, but I wanted you to see the inside setting. So cute and what a conversation piece!

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 Hope you enjoyed this tour of the Spring Idea House. If you missed a part, here they are….

Spring Idea House Tour 2015 Part 1    and    Spring Idea House Tour 2015 Part 2

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Thanks for stopping by and hope this tour gave you inspiration for your own home. I’ve been looking for a pig watering bowl, but haven’t found it 🙁

If you missed the first two parts of the Idea House Tour 2015, here they are…….  Spring Idea House Tour 2015-Part 1  

and Spring Idea House Tour 2015- Part 2

 

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Bruschetta Chicken

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If you like Bruschetta as an appetizer, you’ll like the flavor of Bruschetta Chicken. It has all the same ingredients of Parmesan cheese, tomatoes, garlic, basil and bread crumbs combined with a tender chicken breast. It is quick cooking and ready in about 30 minutes. Serve with pasta or rice, add a vegetable, and you have an easy dinner for family or friends. Be sure to use only boneless chicken breasts as adding bone-in thighs or drumsticks changes the cooking times.

Ingredients:

Servings 6

1⁄2 cup flour
3 eggs, slightly beaten
6 boneless ,skinless chicken breasts
1⁄2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1⁄2 cup dry breadcrumbs
2 tablespoon butter, melted
4 large tomatoes, chopped & seeded
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
5 tablespoons minced fresh basil, set aside a few whole leaves as garnish
1 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

Combine chopped tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and basil, salt and pepper in a  bowl and set aside.

Place flour and lightly beaten eggs in separate containers that are large enough for the chicken breasts.
Dip chicken in flour, then in egg, and place in greased 9×13 pan.
Combine the cheese, breadcrumbs, & butter, and sprinkle over chicken.
Loosely cover dish with foil & bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
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Uncover the chicken and bake an additional 5-10 minutes longer until top is browned.
Spoon tomato mixture over chicken, return to oven for 3-5 minutes or until tomato topping is just heated through.

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 Serve Bruschetta Chicken with rice or pasta.

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 Enjoy!

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Spring Idea House Tour 2015 (Part 2)

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This is another look at the Spring Idea House Tour 2015 (Part 2).  Remember,  designers decorate this house three times a year to highlight re-purposed items, decorating trends, new items for sale, along with loads of inspiration for spring! I’ll take you into the kitchen, small bathroom, hallway and one of the bedrooms. Are you ready for more inspiration?

In the kitchen, there is a garden theme. Above the kitchen sink, they draped a textured fabric runner with burlap-wrapped floral accents in the corners. This is the same runner as on the dining room table in Part 1!

 

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A closer look……

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Part of a white picket fence makes a backdrop for floral plates hanging above the stove. Pots attached at the base of the fence contain flowers and kitchen tools.

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Another window in the kitchen has a metal tray filled with herbs and other plants. Small moss balls, and other display items give interest and color.

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In the downstairs bathroom, this mirror was such a great piece. They took a frame, inserted corrugated metal, and added a mirror in the center.

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In the stairwell, leading to the bedrooms, this salvaged window looks great used as wall art.

 

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As you move up the stairs, a garden trellis with decorative tins and frames is also used as wall art. Behind the trellis, the painted green wall makes the trellis stand out.

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The window at the top of the stairs uses a coat rack for a valance.

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For those of you who have families that never put the toilet paper on the TP holder, this is for you! Use a basket hung on a hook and there’s no problem, right? Great idea for the bathroom, don’t you think?

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This bedroom is very well done with a bicycle theme. A rusty bicycle is hung over the bed with a green plant in the basket. I don’t know where you might find one like it! It is a unique find!

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Twisted floral wire makes this inspirational saying on the wall.

 

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This salvaged bike wheel is now a message center.

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Shower curtains, with a bicycle theme, become window treatments. Next time you’re looking for curtains, check out the bath department!

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Salvaged shelf brackets hold up shelving with several glass vases used as window decor.

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Wall art coordinates with the theme!

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Wasn’t that a cute bedroom? So many unique ideas!

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Which idea was your favorite inspiration?

Hope you’ll be back for the Spring Idea House Tour Part 3. We’ll tour through two more bedrooms and living room.

Did you miss Part 1?  Here it is…  Spring Idea House Tour 2015 Part 1

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Best Guacamole (+secret ingredient)

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This is the Best Guacamole!  I know, you’ve heard that before, but there is a secret ingredient that I put in my guacamole that just makes it the best! People always ask me for the recipe. The ingredients are simple, but one secret ingredient just makes a huge difference.

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Main ingredients….. using 3-4 nice, ripe avocados

3-4 tablespoons onions, chopped fine

1-2 Roma tomatoes, chopped

Lime (use key limes if they are available at your grocery store) juice of 1 large lime or two small

Cilantro (optional)

Salt and Pepper to taste

Secret Ingredient……..  Add to taste!  (revealed below)

All these ingredients are variable in amounts to your liking.

 

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together and add……   the secret ingredient!  Here it is….Ta DA!

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Tajin (pronounced Ta-HEEN) This is available in the Mexican food section of your grocery store or from a Mexican Food Market.  Sprinkle and mix into the guacamole. Tajin gives it that extra flavor and makes it the best guacamole. If you like it spicy, add a lot, but if you like it quite mild, just add and taste until you reach the amount you like. It is that secret ingredient that really makes the guacamole special!

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That’s it! Now, you know my secret! Try it for an appetizer on Cinco de Mayo. Actually, I don’t wait for the holiday as I enjoy the Best Guacamole anytime. It’s always a hit at a party, too!

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Colorful Sauerkraut Salad

Don’t like sauerkraut? Neither do I, but when I reluctantly tried this Sauerkraut Salad, I couldn’t believe how good it tasted! So, don’t dismiss this recipe because of the main ingredient. It is colorful and delicious! It makes a great salad to take to a picnic gathering as there is no mayo in it. Use it on sandwiches, too.

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Make this salad at least two days ahead so the flavors come together. Keep covered in the refrigerator. You’ll be surprised at how delicious it is. As I said, I don’t like sauerkraut, but I do like this salad. You’ll have to give it a try.

Sauerkraut Salad

Ingredients:

 32 oz. sauerkraut  ( drain and rinse )

1 cup carrots – grated or shredded

1 green pepper finely diced (add more or less if you prefer)

1 red pepper- finely diced  or use pimento

2 stalks celery- finely diced

1 cup finely cut green onions

(All the above ingredients can be varied in amounts to your liking.)

1/2 cup vinegar

1/2 cup – 2/3 cup sugar or more if you like it sweeter

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 tsp celery seed

Directions:

Combine sauerkraut and other vegetables

Heat oil, sugar and vinegar until sugar dissolves and pour over salad.

Mix salad with the dressing mixture.  Stir and mix salad each day to coat with dressing.

Salt and pepper to taste

Refrigerate for two days and serve. This keeps a long time! 

Serves 12

 

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Enjoy!

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Spring Idea House Tour 2015 (Part 1)

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It’s Spring! (at least that’s what the calendar says) Time for another Spring Idea House Tour 2015 (Part 1)! This house is decorated by designers three times a year to highlight repurposed items, decorating trends, new items for sale, along with loads of inspiration for spring! I’m sure you’ll find many ideas for your own home.

Nothing is left undecorated! Even the garage windows are hung with burlap and twine roping. An array of colorful rain boots all lined up, with some used as vases, look so spring-like! Now, this makes a fun entrance! Perhaps, it would be great as an early spring accent on your flower boxes or near your front door or do you decorate your garage, too?

 

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This old wooden painted trunk is stenciled with “Sunshine” and filled with an artificial spring arrangement. I can visualize this using a small wooden box with a similar arrangement used indoors. Can’t you?

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The window boxes are filled with a spring arrangement as well! Notice that they use rolled birch bark, too.

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As you enter the front porch, a vintage workbench with candles in a glass cylinder are wrapped with burlap and lace.

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This candle idea would work for Christmas by just adding a red bow or red berries.

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Also on the porch, the hanging wire spheres are accented with moss balls and decorated with spring floral buds. Wouldn’t this be pretty for a wedding, too!

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Here’s another unique idea……   Use chain entwined with decorative ribbon as curtain tie-backs!

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This is a re-purposed antique item. Do you know what it is? It is a laundry drying rack hung in the corner of the porch and used as a plant accent! I actually have one of these in the garage somewhere. Got to find it, now. I think I’ll try using it in my laundry room.

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Lights are strung out from this sphere in the center of the ceiling. Artificial greenery sets it off.

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A large lantern is hung on the wall and filled with a vintage picture and a bottle used as a candle holder.

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The dining room is next……

Notice the tablecloth is made of burlap. Tiers of ruffles finish off the look.

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You see lots of textured layers used for this table.  Burlap tablecloth, textured fabric runner, pink floral placemat, and a circle burlap placemat make an interesting tablesetting. The napkins are simply tied with twine.  Look carefully as the napkins actually look like a pink flower! On the stem of the wine glass, decorative colored wire is wrapped around the stem and shaped into a leaf.

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A green napkin ring finishes off the textured runner.

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Back pillows for the chairs are made from kitchen towels.

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On the center of the table, the flower arrangements and candles are at varied heights. Stacked, finished chunks of wood make it easy to alter the heights.

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Above the sideboard, metal art is layered with colorful artwork. Moss balls are placed on the candle-holder instead of using candles.

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The chandelier is  accented with several green balls.

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The stained-glass window above the buffet is decorated with vinyl window cling. It sure looks real and gives nice color to that area.

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The tour is not done! More coming….   Spring Idea House 2015 (Part 2) and Spring Idea House 2015 (Part 3) posts with more spring decorating ideas.

Did you find some fun ideas to incorporate in your own home?

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You may want to check out the Spring Idea House 2014 -Part 1

Spring Idea House 2014 – Part 2

Spring Idea House 2014 – Part 3

Spring Idea House 2014 – Part 4

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Vegetable Flowers Tutorial

Want a wonderful accent for your salads and vegetable plates? Try these simple vegetable flowers to add that extra special touch. They don’t take long to make. Adding the vegetable flowers as a garnish, makes a plain vegetable tray or salad look fabulous!

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Veggies Needed:  green zucchini or yellow squash, radish, carrots, spinach or lettuce leaves

Materials Needed: Sharp small knife, round toothpicks

First, cut small zucchini in half and cut 4 or 5 petals down.  You’ll be able to make two flowers out of one small zucchini.

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Next, make vertical slits with your knife on each petal to give it a fringed look.

Carve down the inside of the zucchini.  (I scored it with the knife and used a spoon for this step)

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Place in ice water.

To make the radish flower, cut a slice off the bottom.

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Leaving just a ring of red at the top, cut petals with a knife.

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Place in ice water and leave it there for the petals to open up. When ready, stick a toothpick in the bottom of the radish flower to secure it in the zucchini. These vegetable flowers may be made the day ahead and kept in ice-cold water until ready to use.

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Using a yellow squash, your vegetable flowers will look like this.

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Cut the base straight or at a slant to show it off.

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Another way is to use a carrot for the middle.

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Be sure to check out the Tomato Flower, too!

Have fun and enjoy!

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Hummingbirds – Amazing Acrobats

I have a passion for hummingbirds. At home, in my flower garden, I have many feeders and enjoy the Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds that come and visit. This past winter, we spent some time in Arizona where many varieties of Hummingbirds live or migrate through in the Spring. While visiting the Madera Canyon near Tucson, I was able to photograph many of God’s beauties. I hope you enjoy this pictorial view of these amazing creatures. How could you not believe in a Divine Creator after seeing these amazing, colorful acrobats in the air?

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Broad-billed Hummingbird

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Hummingbirds, especially the males, are very aggressive and defend their territories of flower patches and feeders.

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Their metabolism is very high. Each minute, while at rest, their heart beats 600 times while taking 250-300 breaths. While flying, their heart beats increase to 1,260 times a minute. They also have the largest heart of any animal in relation to their body size.

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Hummingbirds’ feathers have only have shades of brown, rufous (rusty color) and black pigment. It is the tiny prism-like structures in the feather that reflect the light and produce the different iridescent colors.

Male and Female Broad-billed

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 Anna

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A male hummingbird needs to eat about 60 times a day.

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Hummingbirds breast muscles are powerful and make up about 30% of their body. These muscles, which control the wings, enable them to do somersaults, fly backward, straight up, down, and sideways. They are able to maneuver so quickly because they do not just flap their wings up and down, but move them in a circular motion. They can change direction in an instant! This is why they are so hard to photograph!

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The female builds the nest, lays two eggs, and raises the young birds by herself. The baby birds are raisin-like when born, but quickly transform and leave the nest in about three weeks.

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 Roufus Hummingbird

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This Roufus was coming in for a landing and then quickly made a 180 and flew away! These tiny birds make the longest migration with some heading to Alaska for the summer and then to central Mexico in the winter – a distance of over 2,000 miles!

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A Roufus with a Broad-Billed

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 Broad-Tailed

This one makes an unusual sound when they fly due to their tail feather structure.

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Magnificent

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 This Magnificent is a much larger hummingbird than most species. The colors reflected are mainly green and brown. The colors will vary depending on the reflection of the sun on their feathers.

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Two hummers staking claim to a feeder. Which one will win?

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Researches have found that hummingbirds have great memories and often return to the same flower patches each year. I can attest to this finding as my hummingbirds will come back in the Spring and if the nectar is not out and ready for them, they will fly to a window and flutter there so I see them. They also do this if a feeder happens to be empty.

Black-Chinned

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Only when the sun hits their chin, do you see this beautiful purple marking.

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You can even see his little tongue all ready to get the nectar!

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Costa

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This Costa was not very cooperative and wouldn’t face the sun. The dark patch under his beak glows iridescent purple when in the sunlight.

No one could identify this little hummer! It may be a juvenile which makes it hard to determine.

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Hummingbirds mainly eat the nectar from flowers, but they also need protein. They get it by eating small insects on plants and catching them in the air.

Now, what’s not to love about these acrobats? I can’t wait until they come back to my garden!

Do you get many hummingbird varieties? Which one is your favorite?

 

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 Hope you enjoyed learning more about these amazing acrobats!

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Gazing Ball in a Container Garden

Ready to do some planting? Consider a gazing ball for something different within your container gardens. Often you see a gazing ball in the middle of a garden as a focal point. It usually stands alone on a pedestal. A different approach to using a gazing ball is to place it as a focal point in your container gardens or pots! Why not? It reflects the colors of the plants around it and makes a great accent.

Gazing Ball in a Container Garden

I looked for a gazing ball that was a bit mirror-like so that it didn’t set the tone for the colors, but would reflect them. By placing a tall cup in the middle of a large planting pot, the ball is secure and stays in place. Plant low trailing plants around it. If they get too big, just keep trimming them back. I used two different trailing vines that contrast in color and texture. I placed it among a grouping of several taller pots. I liked the way it looks, don’t you?

Just another way of mixing something different in your plantings!

Gazing Ball in a Container Garden

Happy Gardening!

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