DIY PROJECTS/BEES

Pollinate with Mason Bees

Pollinate with Mason bees at Sensible Gardening

The Mason bee or “Blue Orchard Bee” are a solitary bee native to North America and are experts at cross pollination. They are about the size of a honey bee, but are black or metallic blue. Unlike honey bees, they do not produce honey but are more efficient when it comes to pollination. Another perk is that they are very…

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10 Ways to Impress Butterflies

10 Ways to Impress Butterflies with Sensible Gardening and Living

  Taking the time and energy to attract butterflies into your garden is definitely worth it. Butterflies are not only fanciful and beautiful to observe, but they are also great pollinators, second only to bees. Since butterflies have two distinct life stages, to keep them in your garden you must provide food for both the larva and flying stages of their…

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SO…Just what is Sensible Gardening?

What is Sensible gardening with Sensible Gardening and Living

I’ve had few people ask me what I mean by sensible gardening and why I chose to name my blog Sensible Gardening. Quite simple really, sensible gardening is gardening with a sensible approach. I’ve come up with 10 requirements or garden practice tips that I feel are needed for sensible gardening.   TEN TIPS FOR SENSIBLE GARDENING Know Your Site…

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