"Sharon, I love the pictures of the cardinals. I keep hoping to get some hummers- I empty the feeders every couple of days and have quite a few red flowers around the feeders, including petunias, which I know hummers like. I am waiting…"
"I love all the photos that all are sharing! I am getting used to the new view of my front yard. Last weekend my brother-in-law and sister helped me pull all but one bush of my photinia hedge. Several bushes had died due to a…"
"The pigment in Blue Jay feathers is melanin, which is brown. The blue color is caused by scattering light through modified cells on the surface of the feather barbs.
The above was copied from Cornell Lab Ornithology's All About Birds. …"
"Gail, you give me hope that other birds will find my mealworms appealing. I love looking at the blue jays. I think it is very interesting that they have no blue pigment in their feathers, it is all light refraction. I believe the…"
"I love seeing everyone's pictures, especially of birds that I have yet to see here or do not come to this area. I am hoping to attract different birds by adding dried mealworms and crickets to the seed mix. I am still waiting for…"
"Is this the picture you wanted me to see? Your pond is beautiful and is so clear! I am sure the grasses haven't taken over yet.. are they in there? I never asked since the boxes were leaking... Did the grasses survive the trip?"
"William,I know this is a gardening site BUT so glad you shared about your experience ,We are praying for each one in your state and pray for Angels to protect everyone and your homes. God be with you during this stormy season. I love spring but not…"