Many western birds look somewhat familiar to eastern eyes. Take a look at some common western birds and their eastern cousins.
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Take a tour of these popular destinations where butterflies roam.
Each spring and fall there are billions of birds that migrate. But, what is it that signals to this birds that it is time for them to move?
Ready for a bit of a challenge? Try growing orchids in the Paphiopedilum family! Lady’s slipper orchids are fascinating and fun.
Plant bulbs now to enjoy early blooms in spring.
It’s the time of year when people start to thing about taking their feeders down for their hummingbirds. But, don’t take them down quite yet!
The showstopping blooms of a Cattleya will tempt almost any gardener to try growing orchids. Learn what you need to be successful.
During migration season, I’m often asked why some birds choose to migrate while others are content to stay in the same area year round.
Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in Florida, and waiting it out was agonizing. My midnight visit from this White Peacock butterfly made it a bit more bearable.