Help Audubon plant over 1 million bird-friendly plants, If you have 2 square feet outdoors, you have space for a bird friendly plant. Here are 9 great Colorado natives for anyone’s outdoor space.
My favorite bird is the mourning dove. Their sound is the most pleasant of any bird out there. I read today its in decline. To help it I will build a cone for easy nesting. young mourning dove Supplies: 12″ x 12″ Hardware cloth Tin Snips Cut a circle from the hardware cloth. Measure […]
Nothing is better than being a nursery for our wildlife. With the pollinators garden well established, I’ve been lucky to watch the workings of a bee colony and see native bees that I had never seen before. Sweat bees are gorgeous! So who else can I bring to the yard? Butterflies it is! This species […]
Climate change is impacting the summer and winter grounds for migrating birds. Predictions for habitat loss due to climate is being studied so that wildlife corridors are saved for those birds as they determine new areas to live in a changing world. If you want to help, contact the Audobon Society with your donation today. […]
Today, I officially joined the Million Pollinator Gardens ranks. Through initiatives like theirs we can learn how important our small plots of land might sustain the very important neighbors we have that keep our world fruiting. I can’t wait to be a better member of the community of life. Currently both the Echinacea just started […]
Everyone knows I love animals. I have always kept bird feeders, provided shelter and water to birds. In 2014, I added more to the arsenal in my quest to be a neighbor of habitat. Having fresh water for birds is just as important. A hanging bath has drawn more than all my lovely traditional baths. […]
The bees in the trees float in the breeze… and half went to a nice new home. Wow. What a delight to watch bees swarming. On April 8, I was outside and heard the low buzz of bees roaming about, not unusual for the backyard. I thought nothing of it until that low buzz […]