When the weekend weather forecast predicts partly sunny skies with high temps between 40 and 50° it is going to be a great weekend to get outside and get some early spring gardening chores checked off the list. If the soil is too moist to get in the garden to cut back perennials, we can… Continue reading Early Spring Garden Chores to do this Weekend
One of my favorite things to do in winter is to watch the birds cavorting at the bird feeders. I keep my feeders filled with a variety of seed mixes and suet to attract a wide variety of birds. Then I watch as they flit back and forth from the beech and blue spruce nearby,… Continue reading A Holiday Wreath for the Birds
Birds that decide to stay put instead of wintering in warmer haunts need our help to thrive in the cold weather ahead. In return for food, shelter and water, they repay our generosity with their songs, color and entertaining exploits. A bird-friendly garden is planted in layers. Large evergreens and shade trees form the top… Continue reading Keep birds happy and healthy in winter.