Backyards, Day Lilies, Flowers, Gardening, Horticulture, Photography, Plants

Harbinger of Summer, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s always a sure sign of summertime when you see these blooming. Years ago I had hundreds of these in my yard. This one is in the yard of my parents “old home place”. © 2010 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved.

Backyards, Container Gardening, Gardening, Horticulture, Jalpenos, Photography, Plants, Poppies, Roses

Before the Storm, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Before the Storm By Beverly Hicks Burch We had another series of storms roll through the area this afternoon and this evening. This is fairly typical for this time of the year in the South. Last weekend 2.97 inches of rain was dumped on us in a short period of time and right now as… Continue reading Before the Storm, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Backyards, Coreopsis, Gardening, Herbs, Horticulture, Iris, Lovelady, McGee, My Tennesse Heritage, Photography, Plants

A Day in the Sun, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A Day in the Sun By Beverly Hicks Burch My granddaddy McGee could make a stick grow. To say he had a green thumb was an understatement. It seems he got his green thumb from his Momma, Rebecca Shaffer McGee of Lawrence County, Tennessee. Now, where her green thumb came from I’d be hard press… Continue reading A Day in the Sun, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Alabama, Azaleas, Backyards, Horticulture, Hosta, Photography

Huzzah…it’s spring, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Right after Big Jim moved out of our house we had been renting while living out of state for a few years, these azaleas looked liked dead twigs…I thought I had lost them…but, glory! Not only has the foliage perk up but they are in full bloom offering up a feast for hummingbirds… My lovely… Continue reading Huzzah…it’s spring, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Backyards, Bird Feeders, Birds, Cardinals, Hummingbirds, Humor, Nature, Spring, Tall & Handsome, Wild Birds, Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Fast Food and Fly Through, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Wild Birds Fast Food and Fly Through By Beverly Hicks Burch Shortly after we met I introduced Tall and Handsome to bird watching and bird feeding. Since he’s indisputably dotty about animals, it didn’t take him long to get “hooked on bird feeding”. And when he gets hooked on something, he does like to jump… Continue reading Wild Birds Fast Food and Fly Through, by Beverly Hicks Burch