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Taking Pleasure From Birds

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – March 3

I came home in the early afternoon in order to write. As usual I sat in my bedroom near the windows, and was typing away on the laptop when I saw a flutter out of the corner of my eye. A bluebird had perched on the railing […]

Attracting Bluebirds

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – January 24

A flock of bluebirds has decided that my backyard is the place to be right now. From 7 AM to 5 PM they’re on the birdfeeder, perched on the arbor near the suet or sipping water from the birdbath. They’re probably staying close because it’s very cold […]

Comings and Goings

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – November 13

We don’t have a resident population of bluebirds at Poison Ivy Acres, but they do pass through with some regularity. Groups that are on their way south in the early winter, or on their way north in the spring, spend time in the field around our blueberry […]

Bluebirds and Blessings

Report From PIA – December 24

Early this morning my husband downloaded the photos from the Bird Cam that’s on our feeder. When I came down for coffee, he said, “Look at the computer,” so I went to the kitchen desk and clicked to bring the screen up. There was a photo of a group […]