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The Hummers are Here

Yesterday I sighted the first Ruby Throated Hummingbird at the feeder I filled and set out last week. I’m hoping it is a scout that will give a good report back to the flock that there is really top grade nectar in our garden. 116 more words


Pop, Pop, Pop

The trees and shrubs suddenly popped with flowers!  It seemed to happen over night.  Each morning in spring holds a new surprise to start the day. 67 more words


They're Back

Always be on the Lookout for the Presence of Wonder

~E.B. White

I saw my first one yesterday. I glanced out the window and a streak went by the flowers I had just bought for the window box. 137 more words

Natural History

Fearless And Fun

Nothing could delight me more than my tiny visitors.  They’re bringing their friends with them now.  I guess the word is out.


Hand-Feeding The Hummingbirds

I’m having WAY too much fun this spring!  :)


Gnatcatchers, sparrows among new arrivals in region

The arrival of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds is imminent in the region. If a few of these tiny birds haven’t already found their way into Northeast Tennessee, they almost certainly will have made a first spring appearance within the next week. 1,290 more words

Elizabethton Star

Ephemeral Explosions

They are here — the spring ephemerals — our native spring wildflowers that pop out of the forest floor, bloom, set fruit, then vanish as the forest canopy leafs out above them. 761 more words

Piedmont Gardening