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Comment by Mary Laniewski on September 29, 2014 at 9:16pm

We moved to our new house a couple of months ago. I was so sad to leave my hummingbirds. I didn't think we would have any in our new house since I am starting from scratch with the landscaping but to my surprise I have had as many as six here. One just stayed perched on the back porch for so long I gave him a name :) I really enjoy watching them chase each other in and out of the back porch.

Comment by Doris Glowicki on September 28, 2014 at 4:33pm

I am in zone 8b, I believe.

Comment by Marlene 9A/TX on September 28, 2014 at 3:40pm
I haven't really put my feeder up, but the hummers are loving the Turks cap that I planted just for them in the backyard. I saw a little sweetie sitting on my jasmine this morning. My neighbor has had 3 or four at a time in her feeder too. We are in the energy cooridor
Comment by Doris Glowicki on September 28, 2014 at 1:18pm

I have not seen any hummers this year, hopefully they will come by to reenergize on their way south.  I wish we would get some rain.  My poor plants have been suffering so.

Comment by Colleen Orsak on September 28, 2014 at 12:29pm

We have had hummers dive bombing are yard for the last several weeks.  Too many to count.  One flew into my sliding door and fell to the patio.  I turned him over and stroked his head and breast for about five minutes or so.  Poor little thing was so stunned and his beak was open.  Then all of a sudden he flew off and joined the chase around the backyard.  It was a nice feeling to see him flying around.  Love those little guys.

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:06am

hummers are gone and very little came this year, seems like every year its fewer and fewer. but I saw 1 that was rust or brown where green ususally is only 1 day. happy about that

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:06am

hummers are gone and very little came this year, seems like every year its fewer and fewer. but I saw 1 that was rust or brown where green ususally is only 1 day. happy about that

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:03am

I just planted 3 pkg. 180 seeds of blue bonnets, hope at least half will grow. I'm excited

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on September 28, 2014 at 10:01am

I live in league city area east texas. looks like very few people are interested in garden share.

I am looking for tradeing my pink angel trumpet for hens and chicks, very hard to find around here

Comment by Doris Glowicki on July 20, 2014 at 10:23pm

Mary, thank you, and Charlie, I am glad you got it identified.  

 

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