Tag: bird photography

  • A Hard Lesson Learned (Again) about Plant Selection

    About 20 years ago, I planted a ground cover that was all the rage at the time. I decided that glossy, dark-green euonymus fortunei, a native of Asia, would be ideal to fill in prettily around shrubs and to block weeds. As years went by, a patch in Red Fox Garden succumbed to scale, and […]

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  • bending the rules

    Earlier this week, we received a call from a friend of ours, Natalie, at Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Education. It was, she informed us, time for a release, something that we’re always up for. So Nat came down with four Virginia opossums, a woodcock and a juvenile blue jay. The release […]

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  • A Bird of an Entirely Different Feather

    I spend a good deal of my time looking down. I mean, that’s where the chickens usually are, right? Not to mention my feet, which need more than a little governance. But, head down, I miss a lot. I manage to stay on my feet, which is good, and not step on one of the […]

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