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plants for hummingbirds

I’m always looking for plants and flowers that will keep the hummingbirds coming to the garden.

I found this succulent plant, Aloe Blue Elf, which is said to be a hummingbird’s favorite.

It’s an easy-care plant. It will bloom with small orange-red flowers on tall spikes. And I have been fortunate to see hummingbirds hovering around them, as well as butterflies, too.

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(Copyright Elizabeth Parsons. Card: Marcel Schurman)

I found this card featuring a lovely painting Azaleas by Elizabeth Parsons while going through an old file. It reminds me of this simple yet insightful advice:

“Surround yourself with what you love, whether it’s family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.” – George Carlin, or anonymous.

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