Tag Archives: hummingbirds

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

Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My!

Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My! Why do vegetables ripen when it’s 105 degrees? Why don’t I just get up at 5 a.m. and pick them? Why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near?♫♪ Beans.  What’s not to love about pinto beans.  They are an easy-going, fuss free veggie that likes to hang out with […]

Hummers and Bummers

The Good News:  Hot weather brings hummingbirds! Not to sound like Cliff Clavin but did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats up to 1,260 times per minute? That it weighs as much as a penny?  That they also eat small bugs? It’s also a little known fact that a hummingbird will visit an average of 1,000 […]