Tag: Backyard

Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees

You’ll be seeing more of my backyard during these stay at home orders;  and fortunately there’s always something new with the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees! I’m especially thankful for the hummingbirds that call my garden home. I love… Continue Reading “Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees”

Lifted Spirits in the Garden

During this time of ‘staying at home’ I’m thankful I can retreat to my backyard and enjoy the beauty of nature. And I’m not alone. I caught this little hummer perched high above in the fir tree, looking fresh and fluffy. And I found… Continue Reading “Lifted Spirits in the Garden”

Doo doo doo looking out my back door

This was the view looking out my back door just a few years ago. Twenty-two acres known as the Tiffany Park Woods were behind us. Lovely, dark and deep, they were home to deer and other small critters and full of birds that sang… Continue Reading “Doo doo doo looking out my back door”

My Little Backyard Chickadees

In the heat of the day I turned on the stream and sat under the shade of the Douglas Firs. It wasn’t long before I heard the chickadees calling to one another, flying overhead, finally daring to stop by the precious flowing water. We… Continue Reading “My Little Backyard Chickadees”

Surprise visitor to the Fall Garden

While strolling in my garden this fine day I came across an unexpected visitor.. It wasn’t this squirrel storing up supplies for the coming winter… And it wasn’t this pair of kinglets who stopped by for a drink and bath. It wasn’t Tiger who… Continue Reading “Surprise visitor to the Fall Garden”

My backyard forest

Did I tell you there is a forest in my backyard?  Behind my fence are twenty-two acres of typical northwest woods with mature Douglas firs, majestic old maples and trails through brush frequented by dogs and their walkers.  They form a wonderful backdrop to… Continue Reading “My backyard forest”

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