Birds and Blooms Blog

Get the latest birding and gardening tips from our expert bloggers.

This used to be a meadow, until Hurricane Irene passed through. Photo by Justin Blau.

Hurricane Irene aftermath

No doubt all of you have been watching television coverage, surfing the internet, talking on…

swallowtail caterpillar "parsley" caterpillar | paula bonelli | birdsandbloomsblog.com

Parsley Caterpillar

I love to have fresh herbs to pick when cooking. Nothing better than their just-picked…

Veery: Just a Little Brown Bird

Just a Little Brown Bird

Some things are best left to our own personal imagination, for instance, really good novels…

goldfinch

American Goldfinch fun

After spending my afternoon watering the plants I sat on my deck with the camera…