From Ursula K le Guin’s Earthsea sequence to Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom trilogy, the Book Doctor recommends epic fantasy books to tweens and young teens who want something like Game of Thrones but without the sex and violence
Bees need very shallow water to drink from. To help hydrate our little pollinators, set up a bee bath by filling a pie pan with marbles and then water. The marbles give the bees a spot to land so that they don’t drown when they come to drink.
Rebar railing // I have this in my garden but I used metal box (really economical) section for the rebar to go though. Makes a nice trellis and is really strong. I used it to section off a garden patch. Great for the clematis (fl)
A Westerner who isn’t a gardener created a Western garden. That’s the short version behind these awe-inspiring “trees” made from rebar and filled with bougainvillea in the Central Garden at L.’s Getty Center.