Monthly Archives: August 2011

Beep-a-da-BEEP!

This little patch on the left was supposed to be my Prairie Garden. Turned out to be a forest of Bee Balm and wild Sunflower. It is an incredible 8 feet high and full of American and Lesser Goldfinches. All … Continue reading

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Finding & Photographing Juvenile Juncos

While wandering the woods recently, I came upon a small family of Gray-headed Juncos. I have not often seen baby Juncos. They are gorgeous. They like thick brush and deep cover making it a challenge to get a decent photograph. … Continue reading

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This Old House & History & Time

Take a look at this, circa 1983. And this, circa 1990, And this circa 2011:Yeppers, it’s the same house. That little 918 square foot house is wrapped up inside. There are some gems too. As many of you know we … Continue reading

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I’m standing on my front porch, amazed at the “Prairie Garden” on the left.I think it’s Forest Garden. A Bee Balm and Sunflower Forest Garden. But I’m greeted every morning by the American and Lesser Goldfinches that decorate the tops … Continue reading

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The Wilds

Or rather, my garden.Brocolli and Leeks gone to seed.“Volunteer” Sunflowers everywhere.No tomato cages anywhere in sight.Not that they seem to mind.“Brandywine”Curl Leaf Mahogany going to lovely seed.Hope you don’t get lost.

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