Just Feedin’ the Birds!

Want to do something nice for the birds?  Feed them!  Here's an easy way to do it! Get a grapefruit (any suitable citrus will work). Cut it in half. Eat the grapefruit. (Important step) Fill grapefruit halves with bird seed. Set grapefruit halves on a deck rail Enjoy watching the birds! Piece of cake - or…

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Randomness from Wednesday

Wednesday was full of randomness, although it wasn't all gardening.  A little bird watching, a little gardening, and a little bit of house stuff all rolled together to make a Wednesday. The day started with a trip to the home improvement store.  Not for gardening stuff this time but for painting materials.  A bathroom…

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A Little Birdwatching

With many gardening activities slowing down and the temperatures dropping (although yesterday the temperature was actually near 70 degrees!) I spend much more time indoors.  Fortunately I can still enjoy the great outdoors by watching the birds stop by to visit the bird feeders.  Here are a few of the visitors who stopped by…

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Taking Flight

When stuck indoors on a cold winter day while layers of snow blanket the ground there isn't much else to do other than watch the birds! Well maybe there is something else to do but chores are not as much fun!

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Cedar Waxwings Near a Cedar Glade

Over Thanksgiving we spent some time in Mt. Juliet at my in-laws home. I always enjoy traipsing around the woods near their house just to explore. I did that often as a kid at my grandfather's house and I've always been fond of spending time in the great outdoors. Often I come home with…

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Chickadee Ready for A Closeup

This little chickadee was seen on my back deck going after some birdseed.  It's always fun to watch the chickadees fly around. They seem fearless and will often just land a few feet way while I'm working in the garden. I didn't participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count last weekend but I think…

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