Category Archives: Birds

Spring in Cuba

Many gardeners take late winter or early spring vacations in countries where weather is warmer. Cuba is one of thoseĀ  recovering from last falls hurricane. Those who have committed both time and energy deserve congratulations. Resorts were devastated and are … Continue reading

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It’s February and our gardens are alive !

  Our garden plants are still dormant, waiting for spring. But there is life in and around our gardens right now.     Are Your Pruners as Sharp as mine ? Do you ask yourself: When do I prune my … Continue reading

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It’s November and …

It’s November and, although we have had two heavy frosts and it is cool now, up until a few days ago gardeners have been amazed by the warm temperatures here in the Chester and surrounding area. The following are few … Continue reading

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Helping Winter and Early Birds

If your garden appeals to you year round, it probably appeals to your feathered neighbours, too. Many of the birds people long to see and also help during the winter and early spring are seed eaters. You know them, you … Continue reading

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Summer Reflections

We all struggled with a very dry summer, many of us saving and recycling water, mulching to conserve moisture in our gardens & setting up water dishes for the birds and other wildlife that were also feeling the stress. We … Continue reading

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Ready for a walk ?

Ready For a Walk ? No Doubt about it, spring is in the air. If warmer days and fragrant blooms aren’t enough of a sign, other sights, such as a RobinĀ gathering garden chafe to weave her nest or a bee … Continue reading

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Spring Notes

We are waking each morning to song sparrows singing and we look out on Crocus, Daffodil, Daphne and other bloomers, a reminder in spite of the cool temperatures that spring is here. There are many spring birds in our yards … Continue reading

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