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Where Do Migrating Birds Spend the Winter?

We've all watched migrating birds head south each fall. But where do they wind up at journey's end?


Birding Hotspots of a Lifetime

Planning a birding trip? See our recommendations for six birding hotspots around the world that everyone should see.


Top Birding Hotspots in the Wilderness

Some of the best birding hotspots seem to be right in the middle of nowhere. Discover the best places to...


How to Prepare for a Bird-Watching Trip

Learn what to pack and wear, the essential gear you need to bring, and other ways to prepare before you...


Follow Bird Flyways to See Migrating Birds

Want to find bird migration hotspots and see lots of migrating birds? Check out the four top North American bird...


Beautiful Container Plantings Along the Streets of Chicago

A few weeks ago, I found myself walking along Michigan Avenue which runs through the heart of downtown Chicago.  We


The Gardens of the Art Institute of Chicago

I love to travel and whenever I find myself in a new place, I like to visit nearby gardens. A


Window Box Planters of Charleston, SC

A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to be able to visit the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina.

A Bounty of Tulips, Hyacinth and Daffodils

Do you eagerly await the appearance of your favorite flowering bulbs in spring? Last spring (early May), I had the


Sabal Palm Sanctuary-birding hotspot extraordinaire

The Sabal Palm Sanctuary is the last, but no way the least, of my favorite birding hotspots in the So