Patch blogger Melinda Meyers says adding a little extra color, motion and interest to your landscape can help with attracting birds and butterflies to the garden.
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Submissions from residents showcasing a day-in-the-life in Fox Point and Bayside.
These photos were submited by Jean Bernstein of the Maple Dale-Indian Hill PTO for the Indian Hill garden. Tammy Dinauer, a parent volunteer at Indian Hill, offers a little background on the garden: In May, as part of the PTO's Outdoor Education Program, students at Indian Hill School started seeds in the classroom. While they waited for the seeds to sprout, teachers taught about plant biology and what plants need to live. In June David Stokes came for the Spring Nature Program when the seedlings were ready to be planted. Kindergarden through 2nd graders each had an opportunity to plant marigolds, zinnias, nasturtiums, and corn. Students learned the difference between annuals and perennials and also helped plant perennials that had been …