Category Archives: Birds

Outdoor Learning at the Ozark Natural Science Center

*this is a sponsored post In a traditional school, different subjects require different teaching methods.  I remember learning math with a big chalkboard and pencils with good erasers.  English and reading were done in quiet classrooms or libraries and science was … Continue reading

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Plants to Consider for Your Garden

I hate to even complain about the snow and ice we’ve gotten this week.  It is nothing compared to my friend and fellow blogger, Michele at The Salem Garden, who has had to deal with 87 inches of snow fall since Jan. … Continue reading

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Cow tested

The last post was all about plants, so today equal time will be given for the animals around the farm. The chickens are growing very fast. They were moved to their chicken tractor last week and seem to be enjoying the … Continue reading

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Sunday Snow Day

It’s one of those days where I’m pretty sure I won’t be changing out of my pajamas. The birds are the star of the show today. Lots of activity at the feeders Suet is always a favorite The heated birdbath … Continue reading

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Santa Baby

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here. Or the movie Frozen. After 8 days of this mess, my driveway still looks like this. The chickens are not sure what to think about all this white stuff. This is … Continue reading

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A New Species of Catbird?

I have always tried to make my gardens wildlife friendly. By wildlife, I mean bees, butterflies and birds. When I saw this tail between the fork of a tree, I thought, at first, I had raccoon visiting. Upon further investigation, … Continue reading

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There are Good Guys..

and there are Bad Guys in the garden. These Guys have been spotted on the potatoes. They are potato beetles They are the Bad Guys.  They can devour a crop of potatoes very quickly if left unchecked. These have also been … Continue reading

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