Category: Animals

Nesting in the Potting Shed + Bird Chirping Weather

Happy Monday! We’ve enjoyed some beautiful spring weather recently. . .ideal for nesting season! A pair of Eastern Bluebirds have been busy feathering their nest and gathering food to feed their brood. Entertaining to watch as they fly to and fro and hunting up insects for hungry chicks. Bluebirds are a gardener’s best friend with…

Weekend Waterview: Are You My Mother?

Happy Weekend! We had an interesting bird experience recently. My husband came inside one evening and said, “you’ve got to come see this, this bird is stalking me. . .” This fledgling was hopping around my hubby and chirping loudly as a baby bird would do in the nest, begging for food from his mother.…

Weekend Waterview

Happy Weekend, I hope you had a great 4th and are enjoying this holiday week! It’s been hot and steamy here!! We’ve been indoors in the comfort of the AC for most of this week, but did venture out some for an early morning boat ride and breakfast cruise on the 4th. Lola says kibble…

Tabletop Nesting in the Potting Shed

Happy Wednesday! I took a cue from the birds and have been busy nesting in the Potting Shed. Birds of a feather have flocked together for a little tabletop dining and seed buffet . . . Every bird is welcome!  I love all things ‘bird’! Eastern Bluebirds have taken up residence in two of our…

Garden for Wildlife Month: Create a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard

Learn how to create a habitat garden to attract birds, butterflies, and other neighborhood wildlife. It’s fun, makes a positive difference and easier than you might think.  May is my favorite gardening month, when the first flush of blooms appear and before the mercury and humidity collide to reach the ‘sweltering’ mark! And as it’s…

DIY Suet Ornaments for Your Feathered Friends

Feed the birds and decorate a tree with suet ornaments! These cookie cutter ornaments are a creative and fun way to serve up nutritious treats to your backyard birds and help sustain them through the cold, winter months. We keep our feeders filled year round, but it is especially important in winter when the days…