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 hands-on in a lab permanently encapsulated in its own unique smell. Now, imagine yourself doing classwork in a […]

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. 23! It’s been extremely cold, too, making chores not so fun. My grandson stayed with me […]

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 change of scenery.  The day I moved them though, caused the cow council to hold […]

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 is always popular I’m sure these goldfinches are wishing for spring like me I would like to […]

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 their first major snow and they are not about to come out of that coop.  […]

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, I discovered it was just Magnum P.I., working on a case, undercover, as a Catbird. […]

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 spotted in the garden. They are Lady Bugs. They are Good Guys.  They devour the Bad […]

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day

The 15th of the month means it’s time for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day.  Carol, from May Dreams Gardens, hosts this event.  Check out her webpage to see gardens from all over the world. Here’s what’s happening in Northwest Arkansas…. I can’t think of a better way to spend tax day. Have a great week, Brenda

There's a New Bird in Town

Our little dental office has large windows in each room.  We have 3 bird feeders in the tree that we, along with our patients, enjoy watching. We have a variety of birds that include finches, chickadees, downy woodpeckers, and cardinals to name a few. My co-worker spotted an unusual bird at our office today.  It […]

Our Visitors This Weekend

We had some interesting visitors this weekend. Our neighbor’s pet deer, Rambo, was at my door bright and early. A very fat squirrel came by to eat some corn. and a pileated woodpecker came to check out the bird feeders. Sheldon gray kitty Cooper was not impressed. Neither was Magnum P.I. Have a great day! […]