Month: November 2015

November dark days

November dark days. Today, November 23, sunrise was a little before 7 a.m., with the sky getting light around 6:30. Sunset will be around 4:30, with darkness encroaching any time after 4 p.m. So, 9 hours of daylight, and 15 hours of darkness. It… Continue Reading “November dark days”

Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches

Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches. I’ve written posts about the jet set at the feeders before, but I have new photos. Black-capped chickadee at left above. Tufted titmouse in center. White-breasted nuthatch at right. You can click… Continue Reading “Jet set at the feeders: black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches”

Planning for butterflies

Planning for butterflies. It’s never too early to start thinking about the next growing season in the garden. Last summer, enough butterflies visited my garden to get me started thinking of ways to attract more. More butterflies of each species as well as more… Continue Reading “Planning for butterflies”