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One Board Birdhouse via Instructables

I have another One Board Birdhouse project (see Project: One Board Birdhouse), but you can’t really have too many. I like this project because it plans for the need to clean out the bird house each season which many people neglect, but it is very important for the health of your garden birds. — Douglas […]

Noted: Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt

Create some new homes for the birds in your garden with these plans and information — Douglas   Read Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt via Empress of Dirt An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Building a Native Bee Box Noted: Dirty Secrets: […]

Winter Hummingbird – A Minute in the Garden 52 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A hummingbird feeds at one of our window feeders. Music: “Chill Float” by Frank Nora from the FreePD Music Library (http://freepd.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about hummingbirds in these books from […]

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All Tees 20% Off Today. Check out my photos on a variety of tees at http://ift.tt/1hfrEWq #clothing #fashion #tshirt #flowers #garden #gardenersnotebook via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: 20% Off All Items today from http://DouglasEWelch.com/store via Instagram [Photo] In the Japanese Garden Tote and More at DouglasEWelch.com/store via Instagram [Photo] […]

Book: A Wilder Life by Celestine Maddy with Abbye Churchill

A Wilder Life by Celestine Maddy with Abbye Churchill Artisan, A Division of Workman Publishing Company, Inc. Every book, no matter what the genre, is always a unique representation of its author and A Wilder Life seems to delve into all the interests of author, Celestine Maddy and reveals a wide and varied landscape of […]

Hummingbird at the Feeder (Animated GIF)

A hummingbird captured at the feeder Read more on this topic: Video: Hummingbird at Feeder, Van Nuys, CA Hummingbird at the window #garden #bird #hummingbird #annashummingbird #nature #outdoors #closeup #wildlife DIY Recycle: Coffee Can bird feeder Photos: Hummingbird in the garden Video: Hummingbird around water fountain – Short – 8 secs

Allen’s Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) in my garden – January 2016 [Video] (2:40)

Allen’s Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) in my garden – January 2016 In this episode: Allen’s Hummingbirds (Selasphorus sasin) frequent our feeder this month. My friend, Keri from Animalbytes.net helped us identify the proper species and even gifted us the hummingbird guide linked below. Check out Animalbytes.net for more great nature, birding and wildlife information Garden and flower […]

Garden Decor: Garden-themed mugs

Garden-themed mugs While not exactly decor FOR the garden, these mugs are ABOUT the garden and would make a fine companion for a cup of tea sitting IN the garden. (SMILE)   Additional garden-themed mugs from Douglas E. Welch and more!   Previously in Garden Decor: Corrugated Steel Garden Beds (or re-purposed cattle troughs) Cast […]

In the Garden: Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) from September 11 & 12, 2015 [Video]

  A regular visitor to the garden, this Cooper’s Hawk appeared on both September 11 and 12, 2015. Two clips as the hawk sis, drinks and bathes in the birdbath. From Wikipedia… Cooper’s hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. As […]

Nuttall’s Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii) in the Garden – August 15, 2015 [Video]

There are times when something catches our eye in the garden — something different from our usual assortment of finches, sparrows and mourning doves.  On this morning, my wife spotted a bird with different coloration – and moving in a different way — than our usual bird visitors. Our visitor looks to be a juvenile […]