Monday, May 17, 2021

Strawberries, May 17, 2021

Harvest Monday and Our World Tuesday

First Strawberries of the year!

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, May 17, 2021
I do not have a lot of strawberry plants, but if I can get a handful of berries to add to my breakfast cereal each morning, I am happy!

I hope you have a wonderful week!

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, May 2021

Northeast Mississippi, USA, zone 7b
The 15th of each month is Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day

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My white rose bloomed in April and is resting awhile, but I have three other roses blooming.





And there are a few blooms left on the Kerria japonica shrub 'Pleniflora.' It may look like a rose, but it is not.

A Clematis whose name I have forgotten

Honeysuckle is an invasive vine, but very pretty. You just have to keep it under control or it will try to take over the place! The buds are pink, but they open white. As the flowers wither they turn yellow.

Another invasive plant - Thistle.

Butterweed, a wildflower

Another wildflower, Spiderwort

And now a look at things to come...
...there are buds on the Hydrangeas!

Happy Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Signs, May 12, 2021

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, May 11, 2021
"God did not call you to be a judge or lawyer, but a witness"

Have a blessed day!

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

European Starling, April 21, 2021

Wild Bird Wednesday and My Corner of the World

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Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, April 4, 2021
European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

At the Bird Feeder, April 17, 2021

Saturday's Critters and I'd Rather B Birdin'

female Cardinal, Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, April 10, 2021
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Eastern Gray Squirrel, Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, April 10, 2021
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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, April 2021

The 15th of each month is Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!
Northeast Mississippi, USA zone 7b

Pink Dogwood Tree

Red Buckeye

Kerria japonica 'Pleniflora'

Azalea

Wild Violets

Phlox 'Blue Moon'

Bearded Iris

Double White Clematis

Rose

Butterweed (wildflower)

Happy Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Mockingbird, April 7, 2021

Wild Bird Wednesday and My Corner of the World

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Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, March 21, 2021
Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Sky Watch Friday, April 2, 2021

Shiloh, Tennessee, USA, March 28, 2021
We started the week with clear skies, had stormy weather mid-week, and have sunny skies again today.
The trees are putting out new leaves!

I hope you have a beautiful day!

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Canada Geese, March 31, 2021

Wild Bird Wednesday and My Corner of the World

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Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, March 21, 2021
Canada Geese, Branta canadensis

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

A Flower, a Bee, and a Bird, March 27, 2021

Saturday's Critters and I'd Rather B Birdin'

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Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 16, 2021
You may sometimes see a bee on the back of a flower like this one. It is piercing the stem to get the nectar without pollinating the flower!

Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, March 21, 2021
Pied-billed Grebe, Podilymbus podiceps

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Sky Watch Friday, March 26, 2021

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 24, 2021
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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Thankful Thursday, March 25, 2021

Thankful Thursday and Little Things Thursday

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Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 24, 2021
I am thankful to see Wildflowers and Butterflies - signs of Spring!

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

American White Pelican, March 24, 2021

Wild Bird Wednesday and My Corner of the World

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Pickwick, Tennessee, USA, March 20, 2021
The American White Pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, is one of the largest American birds.

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Saturday's Critters, March 20, 2021

Saturday's Critters and I'd Rather B Birdin'

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Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 10, 2021
I often drive by this hilltop pasture where several horses live, but this is the first time that one stood at the fence and waited for me to take its photo!

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 11, 2021
I think this is a female Downy Woodpecker, Dryobates pubescens, at my suet feeder.

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Sky Watch Friday, March 19, 2021

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 16, 2021
We have had a week alternating between sunshine and rain, and the trees are beginning to bud out!

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Wild Turkeys, March 17, 2021

Wild Bird Wednesday and My Corner of the World

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Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, March 11, 2021
Wild Turkeys, Meleagris gallopavo, are large game birds native to North America.

They are ground foragers, eating acorns, seeds, berries, and small insects. When startled they run or fly, and they can swim if necessary.

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, March 2021

The 15th of each month is Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day.
The northeast corner of Mississippi, USA zone 7b

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After being hit with snow and ice in February, the Daffodils are making a magnificent comeback!

Here are just a few of the different colors I have.

I am sorry I do not remember their names.

Hyacinth

Spring Beauty, Claytonia virginica, is a tiny wildflower whose colors range from white to dark pink.

I think this is Flowering Quince.

The Forsythia is beginning to bloom.

And one of our pear trees is blooming.

Now for a look at things to come...
My Red Buckeyes have buds! Buckeyes are shrubs native to the southeastern United States and very attractive to Hummingbirds. Last year I saw our first Hummingbird here in north Mississippi on March 28. Check this map to follow their Spring migration, and get your feeders ready for them!

Happy Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

Turtles and a Bird, March 13, 2021

Saturday's Critters, Weekend Reflections, and I'd Rather B Birdin'

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Lee County, Mississippi, USA, March 12, 2021
The turtles are out - it must be Spring!

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Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, February 5, 2021
The American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, is easy to identify by the two dark marks on the side of its face.

I hope you have a nice, peaceful, happy weekend!

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