Thursday, June 24, 2010
Posted by Rose at 8:47 AM
Thursday, June 17, 2010
This is only one of many different shapes and sizes of dragonflies that are here every year.
I do know that all dragonflies eat mosquitoes and blackflies so they are more than welcome in my yard whenever they like.
Posted by Rose at 9:17 AM
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
I have been posting the birds but forget that I have more than birds in my yard. The peonies are huge this year. They are so big and heavy that I am going to have to stake them because the stems are starting to break. I am taking a bit of time to do more with the gardens this summer. With a family reunion this fall I want to be sure they are all weedless.
Posted by Rose at 8:49 AM
Sunday, June 13, 2010
I could use a little help here! Whoa - that was quick!
I am always surprised to see the woodpeckers eating sunflower seeds. I know they eat a lot of grubs and insects and even the suet I put out for them and I wondered if they were getting insects from the sunflower seeds but no - they are actually eating the meat from the sunflowers. This one is quite often at the feeders right beside the other birds but today he decided to help out the cleanup crew instead.
Posted by Rose at 5:00 AM
Thursday, June 10, 2010
So far I haven't had any bears around this summer so until I do I can leave the feeders out. As soon as I know they are around I make sure to bring the feeders in at night. I have to get up early to put them out again because the birds and chipmunks start lining up pretty early.
Posted by Rose at 7:09 AM