Tag: Birdhouse

A Winter Cleaning for the Birdhouses

These days there are too few opportunities to go outside and putter in the garden, basically because the garden is frozen.

Linda Boley’s Garden is for the Birds

Linda Boley’s garden in Boulder, Colorado, is a treat for birds, people, and pollinators.

A New Wren Family in the Birdhouse

So we have more wren babies in one of our birdhouses, this time the blue one near the west hedge of the Back Garden. Earlier today Judy was watching and taking pictures as the parents frantically tried to keep the nestlings fed. “I’m WAITING …”

Wanna See Our New Birdhouses?

About two years ago we visited Tammie of Casa Mariposa and got to see her lovely garden. I was especially impressed by the decorative quality of her several birdhouses. Since then, I have wanted to add more birdhouses to our own garden.

Weekend Garden Notes: Is It Spring Yet?

Yes, technically, it is. But it is still by no means spring-like. The ground is still mostly frozen. Yesterday was sunny, but had a high of 37 degrees F (3 C). Today is gloomy and windy, and snow is expected tonight and tomorrow. However, you can’t keep a good (or at least an obsessive) gardener …