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Ding, Ding, Ding…

February 16th, 2018

For my birthday this past summer, a friend gave me this lovely wind chime for the garden. It’s made from vintage silverware, silver plated silverware, which always makes a lovely sound. I was worried it would be a bit bright and harsh, but it actually sounds lovely.

It’s right by the front door, hanging in the old apple tree. I can hear it when I come and go. My grandmother always had a big windchime in her garden, the kind with the giant pipes that played low melodious notes. Every time I hear one I think of her. Someday, I may get one like that.

Do you have wind chimes in the garden? Do you like them?

2 Comments to “Ding, Ding, Ding…”
  1. Nebraska Dave on February 16, 2018 at 9:42 am

    Susy, what a brilliant idea. I have thought of garden art but just haven’t put any in Terra Nova Gardens yet. I finished building the raised beds last year so I will have time this year to move into new development ideas. My first will be to make a garden scare crow family. I’ve been toying with the idea for several years. I have all the old clothing to make them. I’m hoping to get a Dad,, Mom, and one child. That and the irrigation system will be the focus this year.

    Have a great wind chime day.

    Nebraska Dave

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  2. Jeanette on February 16, 2018 at 8:23 pm

    I have a few wind chimes and really like them.

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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