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Penny Ball

Posted by Mimi's Garden, Inc. on May 10, 2012 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

So I found the idea for this one on Pinterest, it looked so easy that I figured I'd give it a try!

Supplies: Bowling ball, lots of pennies, hot glue gun

I picked up a bowling ball from the Goodwill store for $1.99...

After an intense cleaning my ball was ready.  The original project I read up on called for silicon caulking to adhear the pennies, but I didn't have any handy.  I improvised using hot glue, so this is also a bit of an experiment to see if the...

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Solitary Bees Emerging

Posted by Mimi's Garden, Inc. on March 23, 2012 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm excited to announce that last seasons eggs are hatching!  As shown in this photo of a solitary bee box in Mimi's Garden you can see that some cells have begun to emerge, while others are still dormant.  Notice all the different nesting mediums that were used.  This box is hanging next to a very fragrant Catnip plant, which is a favorite plant for bees in the garden.  The placement of this box was designed for pollination of the perennial beds.  Additional boxes su...

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