Monday, October 21, 2013

Garden Guest: Robin's Nest

The north side of our front yard is a certified  National Wildlife Federation Backyard Habitat.  Really!  We have a certificate!  You can do the same by providing food, water, cover and places for wildlife to raise their young.  It is so much fun to see all of the critters that stop by for a visit.  I've begun a new series of posts to show you our Garden Guests. 

If you would like to see more, check my Gardening Page!
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Another summer has flown, as have these baby robins.
  
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Their parents built the nest in the cross vine (bignonia) on our fence.  We loved watching all the deliveries of insects and earth worms.  A key to habitat gardening is planting as many natives as possible.  This cross vine was purchased from Mary Ann King of Pine Ridge Gardens when it wasn't much more than a twig.

Music can be found (and linked) at Holli's Hoots and Hollers great party called Tuesday Tunes! 
My choice this week:  Born to Fly by Sara Evans
;-)  -Marci





4 comments:

  1. It is fun to watch the babies grow.
    I like the song.
    Merle..............

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  2. Marci, your photography of the babies and their nest is just beautiful. National Geographic should be calling you. What a treat to be able to watch these little beings grow and thrive!

    Visiting from The Creative Home and Garden Hop,

    Love, Joy

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  3. Oh how sweet! Can't wait to share your pics with my littles.. they will LOVE them!
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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  4. This is so cool, what a great time in your back yard with all the babies. Thank you for sharing it on our Four Seasons Blog Hop.

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