Day: March 20, 2015

Planting an acorn

It has been said that it’s old people who want to plant acorns. Which doesn’t make sense since oak trees take a long time to mature. I had never considered planting an acorn until I read Douglas W. Tallamy’s book¬†Bringing Nature Home: How You… Continue Reading “Planting an acorn”

March changes

Look at this. The first week of March. We just had 6″ of snow on top of a foot of ice pack. The temp has been at zero most mornings. We had the third coldest February on record for this area. It seems that… Continue Reading “March changes”

A robin experiment

In the post American robin,¬†just a few days ago, I wrote about a big old robin near the feeders, and also about a flock of robins in a nearby park, eating little dried-up fruits from 2 small crabapple trees. Perhaps these tangy treats–well, I… Continue Reading “A robin experiment”