Years back when we first started creating our hummingbird garden, we had 3 acres of half treed land and open field. We started planting Pine, Spruce and a few deciduous trees. 5 years ago we had this second photo taken from a different angle. Trails were developed and it started to take shape. Today we have mature Pines, Spruce, Russian Olive and many others throughout our property. Half of an acre remains as our Hummingbird garden, with trails still winding throughout. Weeds used to be all we saw, but now has some shape and colorful trails. Every week when the lawn gets mowed, the trails winding throughout the property are also mowed. I drew a white line on the first image of the trail that I started over a decade ago. That trail still gets mowed and is now surrounded by many mature trees. If you were to walk the trail at a moderate pace, it would take about 15 minutes to cover the entire trail. The trees and Perennials now do their own thing, but we have several large red pots filled with hummingbird favorites, to keep large targets of color throughout the season.
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