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Hydrangea starts with H and happens to be one of my favorite flowers! This beautiful bouquet came from my backyard last year. #bekindtonature #backyardnature

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! I believe if we all make a commitment to do something good for nature, we can have an impact. Plant a tree, provide a birdhouse, start a butterfly garden. We can all help Mother Nature. Please share what you are doing… Continue Reading “Happy Earth Day!”

G is for grass

Getting a close up photo of a blade of grass is interesting. Learning more about why grass is good for the environment is even more fun! Of course a nice, plush green lawn looks pretty, but it also helps to clean the air. Just… Continue Reading “G is for grass”

F is for feather

Feathers serve several important purposes in a bird’s life. The most obvious is to enable flight. But they do a few other things. Feathers can help a bird blend in to avoid predators. Some birds use their feathers to show off during mating rituals.… Continue Reading “F is for feather”

E is for earthworm!

E is for earthworm. Weird choice? Not for the Nature A to Z Challenge! Earthworms do a few essential things that help our gardens. They eat decaying leaves and plants which they return to the soil as nutrients. They also aerate the ground by… Continue Reading “E is for earthworm!”

D is for daffodil

D is for daffodil. Often the first flower to appear in early spring, it symbolizes rebirth and hope. Happy Easter everyone! I hope you have a wonderful day with your family!

C is for cookie? Oops- cactus!

Day 3 of the Nature A to Z challenge and I’ve chosen the cactus. The Prickly Pear is the only cactus native to New Jersey. My wonderful neighbor shared a piece of her cactus with me a few years ago after I had admired… Continue Reading “C is for cookie? Oops- cactus!”

B is for bluebird

I couldn’t pick just one photo for today- bluebirds are my favorite bird and I love to photograph them! So i decided to post the pics from last spring when a family nested in our backyard birdhouse and raised 5 babies! Thanks for visiting… Continue Reading “B is for bluebird”

A is for ant

I’m starting a daily challenge post today! Nature A-Z. When I first reviewed my photos of this beautiful peony (which came from my grandmother’s yard), I thought the ant had ruined the shot. After a bit I realized how much the ant added to… Continue Reading “A is for ant”


Last weekend the weather was so nice it was impossible to stay inside. I coaxed my husband into a hike instead of a movie and off we went. One of the most interesting things I noticed that day was the trees. I tried out… Continue Reading “Trees”