humidity: 93%
wind: 6mph SSW
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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Whats growing on – October 2017

Japanese Maple– Acer japonicum and palmatum  are distinctive trees throughout  the garden ‘Moonglow, ‘Sango-kaku’, ‘ Bloodgood’ and ‘Tamukeyuma’ are a few of the varieties you will see as you enjoy the garden New England Aster– Symphyotrichum novae-angliae is a  native … Continue reading

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

An exceptionally elegant migrating bird was observed feeding in the Garden’s tree canopy in the Azalea Trail. The elusive Yellow-billed Cuckoo breeds in Alabama and winters in South America. It was quietly dining on large caterpillars. A total of 21 … Continue reading

A Morning With the Herons

Little Smith Lake  and the Aquatic Garden attracted two herons early Tuesday morning. The Great Blue Heron spent time preening while the Green Heron feed along the lake shore. The preening atop a cedar tree next to the Aquatic Garden lasted … Continue reading

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