Category Archives: Garden

Gardens and wildlife 7_24

Our small raised bed greenhouse has been a great success. We now regularly have delicious salads and the tomatos are beginning to come in. The nearby birdhouse was host to a pair of western bluebirds and a pair of coyotes … Continue reading

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More critters 6_5_24

A pregnant thrasher and a tiny white-lined sphinx moth showed up this evening in our little courtyard garden.

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First bloom and sunset 5_18_24

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Spring miscellany and a sunset

Here are some more photos of our thrasher nestlings, who sadly were blown away during heavy Spring winds. On a happier note, we heard that putting out oranges would attract the elusive Western Tanagers and after doing so… lo and … Continue reading

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Spring garden flowers

Irises are in full bloom as well as the wildflowers in the greenbelt.

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Birds, flowers and more smoke…

More smoke billowing over the mountains. Also… our first Iris bloom for 2022 and a shot of a passing Raven. Finally, another timelapse of the pyrocumulus (or flammagenitus cumulus) clouds from Casa Jabo.

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Finch Update: Chicks! 7_25_21

In a previous post, we put up a box to help the house finches make a nest. They made a nest that finally didn’t blow out of the portal. Since then, we’ve been worried about the 4 eggs they laid… … Continue reading

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Spring Garden 5_21

Despite the lack of water, the garden still manages to put out flowers and provide for the local fauna.Blossoms, bees bunny and more… all below!

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Baby bunny mornin’ 5_18_21

By this afternoon, he and his 4 children will be chowing down on our newly planted garden!

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Pair of Evening Grosbeaks at the bath

This couple was even more aggressive than the Robins about drinking undisturbed.

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