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… Continue reading Boxes for the birds
I wanted a nice view. One to gaze upon as I pondered the vegetable garden expansion. The comfy chair was pulled here and there until I happened on this view. It was not only the colors that pleased my eye. It was the layers. I noticed the interesting contrast of textures, like the wisps of… Continue reading Depth in the winter garden
From: http://www.westernnativeseed.com/wildflowers.html Native Sun Oxytropis sericea cluster of white flowers on a single stem. Part of the pea family and flowers remind me of the shape of a sweet pea. Lobelia cardinalis Oxytropis lambertii locoweed Robinia neomexicana Thermopsis divaricarpa Native Shade Maidenhair Fern Lobelia cardinalis ebony spleenwort http://intermountainbiota.org/portal/taxa/index.php?taxauthid=1&taxon=1894&cl=4172 Perennial Arnica cordifolia heartleaf arnica, heart-leaf leopardbane. (photo Max Licher)… Continue reading Plants I want