Happy Spring/Wildlife Wednesday

March 18, the seed heads still attract birds

March 18, the seed heads still attract birds

Wildlife Wednesday, Happy Spring!

My yard in July

My yard in July

Spring in Minnesota is glorious! The snow piles have melted and icy snowy sidewalks are only a tiny bleep in memory. We have a yard with no turf grass and mostly native plants and grasses. The birds love to stop for plant seeds on their migration. I garden for the birds, bees, and butterflies. So far harbingers of spring have been juncos, robins, and the cardinals singing their morning spring song. The chickadees and the downy woodpecker sit in the lilac bush inches from my window. As you can see, it is time to cut off last year’s plants and grasses.

Summer View

Summer View

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