Tag: Gardening

Our resident groundhog snacking on fallen birdseed below the feeder.

Groundhog Stew | A Beginners Guide

Trying to decide what to make for dinner after a long day can be a daunting task. I’ve been thinking about trying a new take on one of my favorite meals- Beef Stew. You’ve probably heard of Rabbit Stew, Possum Stew and maybe even Roadkill Stew, but have you heard about Groundhog Stew? Come andRead More

Bird of the Week | American Robin | Attracting Robins to Your Yard

Until recently, when someone spoke of Robins, I pictured a mid-sized songbird, grayish-brown in color with an orange-red breast and belly. It wasn’t until I started following other “birders” on Instagram that I found out there is another Robin in the world. This not-so-new Robin is the European Robin! American Robins are actually named afterRead More

The Backyard Birdlady is Back!

It seems like an eternity since I’ve had time to post anything to my blog- April and May have been extremely busy months for me. Between my full-time job, my son’s sporting events and his new job, planning and planting my gardens, taking computer and stained glass making classes, and squeezing in a quick tripRead More

Good-Bye Winter | Hello Spring

As I look out my window and see the piles of snow slowly melting away, I sit back and reflect on the long Winter we have had. It has been an extremely long season, filled with cold and blustery days, gray skies, and thankfully, below average snowfalls. It is quite a bleak scene with bare trees,Read More

Meet the Backyard Bird Lady

Welcome to my new blog, Backyard Bird Lady! While I’m new to blogging, I’m not new to backyard birding. I have been feeding, sheltering and watching my feathered friends for 15 years now. My hope is to share my tips and  what I’ve learned over the years and hopefully encourage you to get involved inRead More

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