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Majestic March

Majestic March

My March Contest Honorable Mention White-tailed deer. Photo © Oseland|Dreamstime.com. The silent pre-dawn is blotted out by densely falling snow. Soundlessly, the hours drift away. Then gray morning...

Rainbow of Flowers

Rainbow of Flowers

Flower Bed Contest First Place Photo © Joyce Tschetter. We recently had an opportunity to visit the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky, and my idea for a flower bed was inspired by the Rainbow...

Our Flower Bed

Our Flower Bed

Flower Bed Contest Third Place Photo © Solomon Blair. This is our first year having a raised flower bed. My dad built it with treated 2x8 lumber and lattice. It is 39 square feet. Before filling it...

Bubbling Rock Flower Bed

Bubbling Rock Flower Bed

Flower Bed Contest Second Place Photo © Kristina Zimmerman. We had a patch of grass between our retaining wall and our walkway that was too small to mow with a riding mower, so I decided to turn it...

To Make a Flower Arbor

To Make a Flower Arbor

Flower Bed Contest Third Place April June September I decided to create my flower bed around an arbor. To make it, we bent a hog panel into an upside-down U shape, anchoring it down with U-shaped...

Flower Beds Designed to Delight

Flower Beds Designed to Delight

Flower Bed Contest Grand Prize Tiger swallowtail on lantana. Photo © Regina Eby. Flower beds are the prettiest right after you’ve made all your flower choices, planted them, and tucked that rich...

A Week at My Chosen Spot

A Week at My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot contest Grand Prize winner Immature Red-vented Bulbul. Photo © Samuel Ching. When I saw the announcement in the July Nature Friend about the “My Chosen Spot” contest, I knew I should...

Beavers on the Susquehanna

Beavers on the Susquehanna

My Chosen Spot Contest Second Place Winner Beaver swimming. Photo © Mirage3|Dreamstime.com. Hopefully this week I’ll see a beaver, I thought as I sat by the Susquehanna River near a beaver lodge in...

Wonders of the Night

Wonders of the Night

My Chosen Spot Contest First Place Winner A gray rain spattered dismally down on the dripping earth. Forlorn rivulets of water trickled through little gullies in the soil and were lost in the larger...

Water Wonders

Water Wonders

My Chosen Spot Contest Honorable Mention The birds of Pennsylvania are a lot different from the birds of New Mexico. Pennsylvania is where this story took place, and New Mexico is where I live.On...

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot Contest Third Place Winner Bobcat. Photo © Hotshotsworldwide|Dreamstime.com. The pond? The tree stand? Some place along the creek which meanders through the wood? So many, many lovely...