Bioblitz!

What’s a Bioblitz? Imagine a bunch of people all heading out into the same area for a day, trying to find and identify as many living things as possible. That is my kind of day! Different groups and individuals go out looking for different flora, fauna and fungi, such as…

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Baby Birds, Berries, and Bug Buffet

August is my favourite month.   Harvesting veggies and fruit,  watching butterflies and countless other pollinators in my  gardens, and coming upon different baby birds and migrants just passing through keeps my life interesting.   I never know who I might find around the yard. These photos were all taken…

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Calendars to Benefit Fixed Fur Life Animal Rescue

Hello there!   Want to help animals and get ahead on your holiday gift purchases too?   Scroll down and take a look at my nature calendars, and choose some for your family and friends. All proceeds go to the animal rescue group in our area called “Fixed Fur Life.”…

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It’s Not a Hummingbird…But What is it?

I admit it.  The first time a hummingbird moth buzzed past me in my garden, I thought it was a baby hummingbird.  I watched closely, trying to follow this speedy little creature as it hovered and zoomed between flowers.  I noticed its long curved proboscis curling in and out as…

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Photo Exhibition to Benefit Local Animal Rescue Group

  Well, hello! This weekend I am hosting my second annual photo exhibition, “Small Wonders.”  It will be taking a look at the little things in life- insects, baby animals, dewdrops, and the hidden worlds that we often pass by. I am very happy to be doing this show as a benefit for a…

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The Number One Flower for Attracting Just About Everything

  Want wildlife to come to your garden?  Plant purple coneflowers! Purple Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea purpurea are absolutely loaded with pollen.   So besides being gorgeous, they are like a giant dinner table for all kinds of critters. Look how this butterfly is eating with its curvy proboscis. This…

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