birds

  • How-To

    15 Bird-Feeder Birds of the Southeastern United States

    Gardeners can enjoy watching a variety of wild birds interact and feed by keeping a bird feeder. Taking note of the birds you identify this season can be a fun…

  • Article

    Learning From Gardening in Different Climates

    Today we’re visiting Pam Alvord’s garden in Greensboro, North Carolina. I have loved gardening from an early age. I was certainly just an amateur, but I appreciated and gleaned ideas…

  • Article

    Snow Season

    Today's garden photos come from Cheryl Moon. You featured my “resurrected” gardens in October 2017, the first season after rebuilding from a fire. Those photos didn't show any winter scenery,…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Birds are Wild for Homemade Suet

    Suet cakes placed strategically in the garden help wild birds find their way to your landscape in winter. Homemade suet is easy to make, especially this vegetarian variety.

  • How-To

    Inviting Birds Into Your Garden

    Birds fill the landscape with song, courtship ritual, and building industry. They also eat up lots of garden pests. Most gardeners would welcome such useful residents. During the 15 years…

  • Design

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    I came to gardening through strictly utilitarian desires: the desire to eat and the desire to nest. My first garden was an urban pea patch, which produced a surprisingly abundant…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Sights and Sounds of July in the Garden

    The garden is getting into full swing now; plants are finally established and many are flowering or just beginning to fruit. This is one of my favorite times of being…

  • Design

    Carolyn’s Garden For the Birds in Pennsylvania

    Today’s photos are from Carolyn Black. She says, “This is my garden in South Central Pennsylvania. I still work full-time and my hobby is flower gardening. My husband and I…