While vacationing recently in our beautiful province it became abundantly obvious that many invasive plant species, especially the flowering Scotch Bloom, English Ivy and the wild Blackberry, appear to be taking over large areas of native habitat . Here is my personal short list of plants recommended not to grow in your garden and if […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
Here is some information which may help if you are concerned about apparent sickness or general lethargy of the wild birds at your feeder. If birds appear listless, wander around on the ground or end up as cats dinner this should set off alarm bells as probably there is a problem though not necessarily from […]
When the snow is feet deep on the ground and the temperatures are below zero for extended periods of time during our winter months, our feathered friends who have not migrated enjoy the fresh seeds, suet and water we provide. It is a commitment as the birds become accustomed to the readily available food especially […]
It’s interesting to read articles about all the positive changes we can make to contribute to our world by going green and becoming more energy efficient, saving our environment and reducing our carbon footprint, and hopefully leave a legacy for our grandchildren. Some of what we achieve although it may seem insignificant, if many people, and […]
Living in the Pacific Northwest we are familiar with the annual visits of the migratory Rufus Hummingbirds who come north for the summer. These fiesty little birds arrive in the spring – entertain us with their flight antics; have their families and when the nights start to chill they return on their epic journeys to […]