clear sky
humidity: 79%
wind: 6mph NNE
H 33 • L 28

Morning Birding

An early morning birding walk offered exceptional sighting of two Pileated Woodpeckers feeding in the Nature Trail. Also, unusual to observe a pair of Eastern Bluebirds checking out a nesting box after the breeding season.

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

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