Crow eating fox grapes


Can crows eat grapes? Yes, crows can eat grapes. In fact, crows are omnivorous birds, which means that they eat a wide variety of foods including fruits, vegetables, insects, and even small animals. Grapes are a good source of nutrition for crows, providing them with a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. However, crows may … Read more

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Ruby-throated hummers at my feeder

Ruby-throated hummingbirds

The smallest bird in North America, the ruby-throated hummingbird is a vibrant green on its back and white underneath. The males have a distinctive red throat, which is where they get their name. These birds are incredibly agile flyers, and they are also able to hover in mid-air as they feed on nectar from flowers. … Read more

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Grow This Instead

Grow Me Instead

The Grow Me Instead (Southern Ontario) guide, 3rd Edition, is now available online! This release marks the most notable update of this popular guide since its initial release in 2010. With nearly 40 new “invasives” and “alternatives” included, this guide remains a fixture for invasive-free gardening across Ontario. Grow Me Instead Download it here One of the … Read more

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Poppies begone- bring in the real wildflowers

Native plants

Today I was lucky to acquire some pollinator plants from a nearby neighbor who was hosting a plant giveaway. How nice of them! We got there early as we knew there would be a limited supply. They must have had thirty different species, some sun-loving, some for shade. See: “We are all very passionate about … Read more

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Monarch butterfly release into the wild

Monarch butterfly

One of my nieces raises butterflies in captivity for her kids to learn about, and when they emerge from their chrysalis she lets the kids release them into the wild. This is crucial for our young ones to experience and will help nurture these children into environment-loving adults. The monarch butterfly is one of the … Read more

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