Spring’s Bluebirds

Eastern bluebirds are one of my favorite visitors. I set out a bluebird box every spring, and this year I have added several more. I love seeing the entire process of nesting and raising the new hatchlings. The couple always thoroughly check every box before choosing just the right one, and they build their nest…

Birds of Spring

Spring is my favorite time of year. The garden is in full bloom, and all the couples return to enjoy the beautiful warm days. I always look forward to their return in hopes of seeing the new offspring. They bring such joy and happiness and a lot of laughter. The landscape just comes to life…

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…

Spring In the Garden

I love spring time in the garden. I like starting vegetables and flowers from seeds or bulbs and watching them bloom and grow, but it has become so much more than gardening as a hobby. Being close to nature and wildlife has become therapy for the soul. For a brief time, I get to be…

Spring Tulips

Tulips are one of the first big blasts of colors in the early spring. There are so many varieties and such vivid colors. They really stand out in the landscape. Tulips are an easy bulb to grow in containers or flower beds, and they will return every year to brighten up the first days of…