Gardening and Landscaping on the shore of Lake Michigan in Zone 4 - Zone 5. The special circumstances, needs and assets, for lake area gardening. Blogs to cover ongoing gardening and plantings, developments and issues, special plants. This is a photo journal of gardening as a hobby, shared with those of like mind.
Friday, August 1, 2014
"Cat House" in the gardens
Finally – my own “cat house”.It has been a number of years of
searching but finally, this June of 2014, there is was. - the cat house of my
It had to be welcoming – for
sure.Why else have a cat
house?Had to have style – cater
to those with exquisite taste.And,
had to draw attention – needs to advertise that it is available for clients.Well, found everything wanted and
There was no preconceived idea as
to who would enjoy the place.Not
everyone needs a cat house, but
for those looking for that kind of place, the Gardens at Waters East wanted to have the perfect “get-a-way”, the
perfect “hide-a-way” .So
what do you think?
Cat House in located in the tree at the center of photo.
And the views, well you be the
judge.As they say in real estate
there are only three rules:“location, location, and location”.
Even in the storms, the views are excellent!
Looking out the "front door".
It was the Wren family, in July,
who decided this place has everything it wants.Space, appeal, shelter, and style.They have moved in and already have created a family with
lots of music and birdsong.Nice
to see them enjoying the house, the views, and the lush surrounding gardens.
Quickly build a nest for the family.
Really difficult capturing this
bird.Every time got close enough
to take a photo it would fly to another area of the gardens.It went from the front door of the cat
house, to the garden arch, to the bench, to a nearby tree, then back to the
arch.All the time sing that
distinctive birdsong.Not the best
photos today but you get the idea.
back to here
over to there
As they would say, “happy you were able to visit, please come
Don’t be strangers.
Do stop by again.
Cat House tree in on the right
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