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Birds and Bird Feeders Outside My Windows

How to help birds in winter and protect birds from predators and collisions with glass.

By |February 3rd, 2019|How-To's, Views|Comments Off on Birds and Bird Feeders Outside My Windows
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Looking Across the Fall Line

Dead and dying trees provide wildlife habitat and are critical to forest health. Let's look at fallen branches and trees as natural resources rather than disposal problems.

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Change of Seasons Out My Window

The transition from fall to winter changes the view out my window. But there are still late fall flowers for pollinators and positive environmental news.

By |December 1st, 2018|Great Plants, Views|Comments Off on Change of Seasons Out My Window
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Learning From Nature – Take a Hike

If we want to garden in a more ecologically beneficial way, it only makes sense to go outdoors and see what the natural world can teach us. It doesn’t look like much is going on in the woods after most deciduous trees have shed leaves and gone quiet for the winter. But recent woodland walks have given me ideas and inspiration aplenty.

By |November 2nd, 2018|Great Plants, Views|Comments Off on Learning From Nature – Take a Hike
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Views Out My Windows

Being surrounded by gardens is like living in a wildlife blind. The more native plants I grow right outside the windows, the more critters appear.

By |September 15th, 2018|Views|Comments Off on Views Out My Windows