Yard and Pond

I love living in the country on a pond, and having the abundance of the outdoors with its natural beauty and wildlife. There are always new things to see and do in this ever-changing landscape. I believe nature wakes up our soul with its vibrant colors, airy scenery and peaceful environment. I am inspired by…

Spring Hummingbirds

Every spring I look forward to the return of hummingbirds. I always prepare the nectar and set out the feeders as soon as I see the first birds appear. Hummingbirds also love a variety of colorful spring blooms throughout the garden. They are so much fun to watch. Their energy and antics bring joy and…

Lilies of Spring

Lilies are one of my favorite and easiest spring flowers to grow. They add a huge burst of color to the garden and landscape as the days get warmer and longer. Lilies bring so much beauty to enjoy, and they come in almost limitless varieties of colors and sizes. They also return every year with…

Colors of Spring

I love to see the colors of spring return to the garden and landscape. The arrival of spring birds brings vivid colors that are unrivaled anywhere else in nature. Their parade of hues in every color bring joy and inspiration and smiles, and they lift our spirits through the colors of spring. I hope everyone…

Nature’s Spring

Nature has a way of lifting spirits and inspiring hope and resilience like nothing else can. Sometimes all we have to do is look around to find nature’s unrivaled beauty. It gives us peace and strength and moments of laughter and joy. Nature calms the soul and inspires us to be kind to the world…

A Bluebird Spring

One of my favorite things about spring is seeing the bluebirds return every year. Every February I clean and prepare the bluebird box for another season. Last year, I was lucky enough to have two sets of hatchlings, and it was amazing to watch them mature and grow. This year a couple has arrived, and…

Blooms of Spring

Spring has finally arrived, and it is a welcomed time after a long cold winter. I always eagerly anticipate the warmer days and nature filling the garden with color and life. Hyacinths, tulips and daffodils are the first flowers to bloom in the garden, and their colors light up the landscape with the beautiful blooms…

Birds of Winter

Winter can be dreary and bleak, but it can also be a time with so much beauty in nature. It is a good time to set out bird feeders to supplement their diet during the cold months. It is also a great way to attract many varieties and species, and it is a wonderful way…

The Year in Nature

2019 has been a beautiful year for flowers and nature to flourish. The year has passed so quickly, but the memories of the beauty and joy it brought will always remain. These are just a few moments in time of the year in nature. I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year! 😃

Colors of Fall

After the spring and summer blooms are gone, fall arrives surrounding us with a beautiful burst of panoramic colors. It is hard to imagine how nature creates such an unrivaled palate throughout the landscape. For a short season, we get to experience the cool days and crisp air and a world through the colors of…

Zinnias

Fall has arrived, and Zinnias are one of the few remaining summer blooms. Hummingbirds and butterflies love to take advantage of the last bright blast of color before the first frost. Zinnias are an easy flower to grow from seed, and they come in so many varieties and colors. The seeds from the blooms can…