Tag Archives: Certified Wildlife Habitat

An Unexpected Visitor

Today I had a most unexpected visitor to my garden. Please enjoy this short video; perhaps you can help me with the identification of this stately creature. I advanced toward the hawk carefully and was surprised that it let me get within about … Continue reading

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A Week for Wildlife

Last winter our garden was declared a Certified Wildlife Habitat, and this week’s interesting activities certainly added strong evidence for that declaration. This morning, while strolling through the garden with my morning cup of coffee, I chanced upon a Carolina wren … Continue reading

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Certified Wildlife Habitat

I just received a package from the National Wildlife Federation. My garden is now a Certified Wildlife Habitat, and I have a certificate (suitable for framing) to prove it. I heard about this program during a Charlotte Garden Club presentation … Continue reading

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