Bird of the Month: House Wren

A plain brown bird with an effervescent voice, the House Wren is a common backyard bird over nearly the entire Western Hemisphere. Listen for its rush-and-jumble song in summer and you’ll find this species zipping through shrubs and low tree branches, snatching at insects. The House Wren has one of the largest ranges of any songbird in the New World.

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Dr. Earth Seminar April 24th!

“The nutrition your fruits and vegetables provide for you is only as good as the nutrition you provide for you soil.” -Milo Lou Shammas   From the root of organic integrity, sprouts Dr. Earth. Featuring organic innovation for the home gardener.   Learn more on April 24th at 5pm! Registration helpful but not necessary.  Register…

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Bird of the Month: Indigo Bunting

Sometimes nicknamed “blue canaries,” these brilliantly colored yet common and widespread birds whistle their bouncy songs through the late spring and summer all over eastern North America. Look for Indigo Buntings in weedy fields and shrubby areas near trees, singing from dawn to dusk atop the tallest perch in sight or foraging for seeds and insects in low vegetation.

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Featured Backyard Visitor: Deer

Love them or hate them, you’re bound to see them this month! But come to think about it, what a festive time of year to see such creatures. Don’t they just remind you of some other “special deer”, that perhaps can fly and help bring presents to little ones? Join in the spirit of the season and stop and smile when you see a deer this month.

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Effort-less Birdfeeding

“The Effort-Less Birdfeeder features a free-standing base, allowing it to be placed virtually anywhere – on patios or decks, in gardens or grass. When filled with 30 pounds of dry sand, the base is designed to keep the feeder stable and straight in all kinds of weather.” Good news for our Ohio winters!

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