Garden of Mike and Mary Walden 1506 Delmont Drive Raleigh, NC 27606 You always hear about gardens being a work in progress. We epitomize that idea. Over the years we’ve added another garden here and there, plopped in a pathway to make things easier to navigate, and punctuated it all with some whimsical art. As […]
Garden of Ingrid Fromm and Sean Nuwer 6601 Keystone Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 Sean Nuwer and Ingrid Fromm moved into this home in North Raleigh in April 2015 with the goal of making it a little homestead being as self-sufficient as possible. The front yard was the optimal space for a garden and they worked […]
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Green Heron Sanctuary 101 Bromfield Way Cary, NC 27519 About 15 years ago, the Hathaways noticed a very large, very odd bird snacking out of their koi pond. They photographed the visitor and showed an Ornithologist friend who identified it as a Little Green Heron. The following year the heron brought a mate, and […]
Garden of Harrison and Julie Tuttle 2213 Coley Forest Place Raleigh, NC 27607 Tucked along a quiet street in Raleigh, the Tuttle home is a haven for birds. Resident birds such as Cardinals, Robins, and Bluebirds abound, with migrating birds remembering this excellent spring and autumn stop. The focal point in creating this habitat was […]
House of Farber Farm The Garden of Sarah Jessica Farber 1313 Lion’s Way Raleigh, NC 27604 House of Farber Farm is the tongue in cheek name Sarah Jessica Farber has given her 1972 split level home inside the beltline in Raleigh. When she moved there in the fall of 2012, the backyard was a blank […]
Your first thoughts of trees and birds may be for nesting and cover, but trees provide an equally important role: FOOD. Even birds that primarily eat seed or fruit feed their young soft-bodied insects, especially caterpillars. Dr. Tallamy’s work, listed below, identifies the number of different species of caterpillars that use certain tree foliage for […]