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Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday’s Flower Thought



Let's kick off today’s post, 'Friday's Flower Thought' with this quote from Betty Sue Flowers. “We have to be present, because our footprint on the world is so large.” Now that’s a big blanket of ‘green’ and ‘sustainability’ for a Friday morning but let's focus on that flower thought instead. This is a repeat message with a different twist; similar to an archived posting last January called 'Planting for the Birds'.

Just a quick heads-up; this Friday flower thought requires planning and planting come spring. While feeding suet and seed to the birds can attract many sightings, including some unwanted visitors like squirrels and bears, a natural way to entice and introduce birds to your landscape is through native plantings and housing. Plus there’s such beauty that comes from these plantings when you create a tasteful bird habitat. It sounds like a simple flower thought but planting for the birds is often overlooked.

Don't forget to ‘be present'. Birds come unannounced, ready to enhance a cloudy winter morning. Get ready for your incoming flights of various bird sightings with this simple Friday flower thought - plant for the birds.

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Check in for your daily share's worth of garden inspiration, landscape architecture and design tips; always original, not cookie cutter and copied. Just like our design work, we strive for unique! We invite you to contact Bilowz Associates, Inc., or to browse our portfolios. Like our Facebook follow on Twitter or subscribe to the blog to receive posts daily via email or a feed. You can follow with visuals on Pinterest and find us on LinkedIn and Houzz, too.  You can also find us back on our Google+ Business Page. (Landscape architects/Landscape Design/serving Massachusetts and New England.) Visit our landscape architectural design firm's website where creating design with balance and harmony is our story. http://www.bilowzassociates.com/

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