Flower Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast Retreat

P.O. Box 454, Williamsburg, Massachusetts 01096
Innkeeper(s): Carol Duke

Beloved Northern Cardinal 11 Jul 2015, 9:34 am

The Northern Cardinal is known and beloved by many and is now a member of my A Bestiary ~ Tales from a Wildlife Garden. You can see the article over at Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens. 

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The Allure of Milkweed 9 Jul 2015, 8:36 am

Milkweed  (Asclepias syriaca) has a delicious fragrance and attracts a diversity of wildlife to shuttle its pollen about. Here at Flower Hill Farm there are numerous stands of milkweed in the fields and gardens. When the dainty balls of florets begin to pop, an audience of butterflies, bees, ants, and birds take notice. Spiders settle […]

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Scarlet Tanager Joins ‘A Bestiary’ 14 Jun 2015, 1:49 pm

My monthly installments of ‘A Bestiary ~ Tales from a Wildlife Garden’ continue over at Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens with the vividly stunning Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea).  Though often secretive and hard to find, the Scarlet Tanager’s song can help lead the observer to high perches and blurred shots of his brilliance. There is […]

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Yellow Warbler Sings in the Rain 1 Jun 2015, 11:16 am

Happy June sings the Yellow Warbler! Thank you for the rain he continues . . . a delicious way to begin the new month. What other nourishing possibilities await? Hopefully you humans will make the best of them all.  Please do not hold me in contempt of your reasoning. There is no real anthropomorphic intention […]

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