Category Archives: Wildlife

Cicada – periodical, annual and killer!

by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener By now you have seen or heard (reports about) the periodical cicadas of Brood II. You also may remember back to 2004 and the Brood X cicadas (the largest and most widespread of all broods). … Continue reading

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Cedar Waxwings, Windows and Cats

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Since many native foods are scarce this time of year, bird feeders can be quite busy. Birds, such as cardinals, finches, chickadees, titmice and sparrows, prefer black-oil sunflower seeds (hulled seeds cause less … Continue reading

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