Tag Archives: birds

For the Love of the Wild

Doug Tallamy, the author of  The Living Landscape, spoke recently at our local Audubon Center. Doug is the Professor and Chair of the Entomology and Wildlife Ecology Department at the University of Delaware, and a wonderful speaker and teacher. His compelling books have … Continue reading

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Seed Starting Extravaganza

Oh, when the sun shines and the temperature is just warm enough for a tee shirt, and Jim and I are free to putter around our little fiefdom, I think I have found a little bit of heaven on Greenbriar … Continue reading

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The seeds on the flowers have ripened to perfection. This morning, four finches were sharing the same plant. I wish I could learn to have my camera ready. By the time I was prepped, the dogs had scattered the birds. … Continue reading

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Gasparilla State Park

Towards sunset the place to be is the state park. It is like feeding time at an aquatic zoo. A giant dinner plate lays beneath the Gulf waters at the southern tip of Gasparilla Island, where the currents converge between … Continue reading

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