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Fujifilm X100S : Macro Filters

July 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

When  the Fujifilm X100S camera arrived in the office in April, we were excited by its potential. After having used it for a few months, we are completely bowled over by [...]

RDG 2013 Summer Summary

July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

In the Spring, we put up some cottages for the birds, hung a bamboo house for the Mason bees, and built a new feeder for the birds. Now that we have moved into the dog [...]

Tiny Terrariums

June 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

There is nothing like a few days of steady rain to give us some space to think up new DIY projects, such as homemade terrariums. We came up with a 10-minute RainyDayProject [...]

Mason Bee House

May 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

After we posted in early April that we had put out some bird cottages in the RainyDayGarden, a few readers suggested we also put out a house or two for Mason bees. While we [...]

Hanging the Bird Cottages

April 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

When we found these whimsical bird cottages, available exclusively at Gardener’s Supply Company, we knew that they would be perfect for the RainyDayGarden. They come [...]

Birdbath and Birdhouses

April 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Spring is definitely on its way. The temperature outside has been fluctuating between 40º and 60º+. April showers have been signaling to the plants that it is time to get [...]

Urban Safari : Birdfeeding in a snowstorm

March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Putting out food for our feathery friends is a great way to bring some life to the RainyDayGarden during the dead of Winter. This is especially important (to the birds) [...]

Harvesting Iris Seed Pods

October 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Most of the plants in the RainyDayGarden are perennials. When a plant gets too big for its location, the interns will split it. They will either trade it for something we [...]

RDG 2012 Summer Update

September 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Looking back over the years we came to realize that we have not done updates of the RainyDayGarden during July and August. We are not quite sure why, but we thought we would [...]

Hummingbird Feeder Install

July 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

As we wanted to capture proof of any hummingbird visits, we needed to not just place our new hummingbird feeders where they could be seen, but also where we could quickly [...]
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