This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Another Snowy Day...........

Here it is April 13th. It's supposed to be Spring. I am supposed to have my plants in by now. Oh I know.......our season begins at the end of May, but if I wait that long we have no season. I mean September ends it, snows anytime after that. Although if we are lucky not till November.
Anyway.........We had just about started to see the beginning of Spring popping through the ground and it was covered again with snow. Well actually ice. Can you believe the kids have snow days in April.
Here are a few pictures. This Robin says it all.............

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He had been looking up the back garden by the garage where the snow is pulling back from the foundations. Slim pickings I am sure. He came to check the feeder but didn't stay. I put out some dried cherries and nuts. I said HE but bet He is a She........looks full of eggs. She will be nesting soon if she can get enough to eat.

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The Chickadees like the new feeder. The squirrels keep taking the top off. Must find a way to fix that
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Now this chap.....we had a thing going yesterday

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I would chase him away, He would come back. Sneak around the fence and pop up.....I would chase him again.

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He would get back on the feeder. Now I don't mind them getting a share but they eat so much if they are left to it. The birds need some too. Here he is honing in on the dried cherries and nuts.

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These little ones need some too.

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This little chap decided to just use the other feeder instead. They don't like the squirrels though because sometimes they chase the birds.

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Here you see 4 of the black squirrels. One is a baby and it tries to get in where it can. Must be one of the last of the Fall babies, it's too big for this years brood.

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Cute they may be.......but very hungry

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Well soon they will have all sorts of other things to eat and will leave my birds alone. Probably make a start on Bud next doors tulips and he will blame me for feeding them all winter. (Smile)


Merlesworld said...

They are very cute babies but should leave some for the birds too.

Magic Love Crow said...

I love this post so much! Your pictures are fantastic Janice! You have a great wildlife backyard! Just the way I like it ;o) You made me laugh about Bud! LOL!