Feathered friends on bitter cold day

I hid inside all day. Fierce winds added to a 10 degree F day takes ones breath away. I made hot soup and several mugs of tea to stay warm. The birds need extra food to keep warm and were busy visiting our feeders. Their bright colors definitely brightened my day! Advertisements

Hummingbird moments

What is it about hummingbirds that capture our attention? I was working in the garden a couple of evenings ago and looked up and there she was. I stood still and watched her going from one tiny flower putting her tiny beak into each blossom. The phlox smelled lovely and sweet. After visiting flower after…

Witness protection

This little guy was relocated from my yard for his own protection after he ate nearly all of my lungwort flowers, a bunch of Pachysandra and proactively before he could eat the kale in the vegetable patch.  I’m going to set the trap out again in case he had an accomplice. Now if only there…

Stop and smell the dirt

After the long snowy winter we have had I was excited this morning to smell dirt for the first time in months. Yes – dirt! I stopped and took a moment to breathe deeply and smell the scent of earth. During our morning walks we are now hearing an abundance of bird chatter – robins…