I have to admit that, right now, I'm rather obsessed with gardening! Mostly, I'm just glad we've reached a point, since moving here, where we even can garden at all, even if we really aren't all that ready for it. One thing I want to clarify when I talk about gardening. Growing up here, my … Continue reading Cold climate seed sources
Redpoll, joining a female Pine Grosbeak on the feeder.
What a lovely day we are having today! As I write this, we are at -5C/23F, and are expected to get a bit warmer. After the deep freeze we just had, this is feeling downright tropical! I meant to post this picture yesterday, but I just didn't have the brain space to do a blog … Continue reading Problem found
Female Pine Grosbeak, getting ready to take off!
Male pine grosbeak, looking coyly over his shoulder!
Before I get into various things, I want to share some cute stuff with you, first! Our collection of baskets that had been stored in the big fish tank ended up on top of the piano for now. The cats love to go up there, so I fully expected them to take advantage of the … Continue reading Cute stuff, and some productivity
A little redpoll, all puffed out to keep warm in the wind!
Well, I've gone and done it. I've made another order from Vesey's Seeds. What can I say? I couldn't resist! Truthfully, the things I ordered today are not for me. They are for my daughters. My excuse is, they both have spring birthdays, so this is my gift to them! Here is what I've ordered. … Continue reading I couldn’t resist
One of the first things I do in the morning, before heading outside to do my rounds, is check the weather. This morning, at a time when I would normally be starting to head outside, it was -36C/-32.8F Yeeeaaaaahhhhh.... No. I waited a couple of hours before heading out, but it was still -28C/-18.4F At … Continue reading It’s still cold out there, and… on a more serious note
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