For my birthday, my parents gave me a small hummingbird feeder that hangs off a planter stick.  It’s perfect for my container garden, though I’ve been very lazy about filling it.

feeder

Today I finally looked up a recipe for making hummingbird food and the water is boiling as we speak.

How to Make Hummingbird Food

I hope it attracts some hummingbirds, as they are quite fascinating little creatures.

In other news, my lilies finally bloomed.

lily
I know it’s not the prettiest lily in the world, but it’s my lily and I love it.

Finally, my housekeeper Rosa and I have successfully saved a bougainvillea plant from the brink of death:

bouganvillea
This thing was truly just sticks a couple of months ago, and now it’s quite fetching.

One Reply to “Humming for my Supper”

  1. Antoinette says: July 30, 2007 at 12:00 pm

    Oooo pretty! The heat and my lack of attention have taken their toll on my pretty plants. I lot 1 butterfly bush. Wah! I blame our lack of sprinklers.

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