Category / nest

July 7, 2015
Earlier this week, I stumbled upon this lovely robin’s nest. A robin must have felt safe and stealthy made a nest in the top of my garden umbrella. A few days ago, I went to take the umbrella down because of an approaching storm. I suddenly realized that I couldn’t. A nest with a single …

CONTINUE READING

February 4, 2014
One of my favorite things to collect are birds nests. Over the years I have collected quite a few. A little while back HGTV asked me to come up with a fun garden-inspired corsage and boutonniere, nests immediately came to mind. I wanted to fill the nest with round blooms that resembled eggs. Ranunculus blossoms …

CONTINUE READING

August 7, 2013
The Carolina Wrens were back this year to make their nest in the window box outside the kitchen window. As a surprise another couple, maybe one of last year’s babies, selected a very strange place to build a new nest. This nest was built in the window underneath the air conditioning unit in our master …

CONTINUE READING

May 4, 2011
A Rare Glimpse I had been trying all weekend to capture a picture of the Carolina Wren’s eggs that they have built in the nest of my window box.  This is the third year that they have returned to the same window box on our deck!  Last year, we were deeply saddened to find out that …

CONTINUE READING

About me

Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.