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Tag Archives: wren
The Persistent Wren III
I am saddened to report that last night a nefarious critter raided our wren’s nest, turned over the pitcher in which she had labored so diligently to build a nest for her young, and made off with the contents. Missing were … Continue reading
Posted in Nature Tagged Carolina wren, nest, raccoon, wren, wren's nest 1 Comment
Up Jumped Johnny
The first of this spring’s crop of Johnny Jump-ups (Viola Tricolor) has started to bloom. I am a bit perplexed to explain how it made its way into a pot, a good 12 inches above the ground. I never planted … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening Tagged bees, finch, Johnny Jump-up, pollination, Rosa Noatraum, self-seeding, Viola tricolor, wren Leave a comment
Our woods are loaded with oaks, maples, hickories, sweet gums, tulip poplars, wild cherries, and the occasional sassafras. When fall came and they dropped their leaves, I once again was aware that the woods are full of another deciduous tree…and … Continue reading
Posted in Nature Tagged Beech, daffodil, Fagus, forsythia, honeysuckle, wisteria, wren Leave a comment