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Hummingbird On A Feeder

Hummingbirds Everywhere

After many attempts to get a photo of one of the hummingbirds in Stephanie's yard, finally success!

Attracting Wildlife with Water Features

Water features provide us refreshing sounds, visual interest and the opportunity to grow different plants, but for wildlife they provide much more. From a simple birdbath to a pond with a waterfall, learn what you can do for wildlife and your senses alike.
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Plant Ahead for Summer Color

Late spring color is bursting forth, with terrific plants such as Siberian Iris and Peonies. It seems now that color abounds in gardens and in the nursery, but in early to late June there is....

Hummingbird Season Begins!

Today isn't just Tax Day; it's the official beginning of Hummingbird Season! Sightings have been reported in NC and parts of VA and you can monitor their journey here: 2014 Hummingbird Migration Map. So it's time to get your feeders…

Bees! And Hummingbirds, Too.

The butterflies are mostly gone for the season, but bees are still going strong. And nowhere do I see more evidence of that than in the Perennials Department at Behnkes, where I took these photos and could have bee-watched all…

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How to Attract Hummingbirds

In the East, the only type of hummingbird we have all summer, I’m told, is the ruby-throated type. They’re very territorial, so to attract more than one you may need to use several feeders 30 feet apart, out of sight…

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