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Blizzard

A blizzard came through the Northeast today and amid white-out conditions, a flock of around forty pine siskins and American goldfinches fed all day at my two thistle feeders and one sunflower feeder. At the start of the day, the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Two Vases

I have two vases to share this week, as both are smaller than my usual arrangements. The first measures approximately 5″ wide x 8″ tall. To assist in arranging, I used a vintage glass frog from my mother-in-law’s collection. I was pleased to find … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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At My Feeder

Today, as it steadily snowed tiny, soft flakes, Pine siskins, along with an American goldfinch or two mobbed my thistle feeder.   I was transfixed by their constant fluttering and twittering, and impressed by their lack of fear of my presence. However, in … Continue reading

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Weeds

American goldfinches (and lots of birds) love all sorts of seeds! Consider leaving seed heads for the birds to forage. Coneflower (Echinacea), Tickseed (Coreopsis), Sunflower (Helianthus), Ox Eye Sunflower (Heliopsis), Thistle (Circium, Caduus) and Cosmos are just a few favored … Continue reading

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