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Last season I ramped up my brugmansia hybridizing efforts using brugmansias with mutant and deeply serrated foliage.  The results of those...

Fred's Garden Blog

After a nearly five year hiatus, Fred's Garden Blog is back! Now you can enjoy and experience the gardening exploits and adventures of Fred in his quest to hybridize brugmansia and keep his jungle and nursery under control.

Sommer Gardens / Wednesday, May 23, 2012 / Categories: Garden Pests

Sleeping beauty

While out pollinating the other night I stumbled across this cute little ball of feathers. 

birdball.jpgI was surprised that even though I was just inches away, the little guy did not flinch at my movement and multiple flashes. If you look closely you can see a lone eye keeping tabs on me.

birdball-2.jpgIf it was not for the beak being visible in the photo above, you would have a hard time figuring out where this bird's head was.  The photo below was taken on another day and I'm not even sure if it is the same type of bird.  Because I leave left the ends of my shade house open from time to time, several birds have moved in and made permanent residence amongst my plants.

brug bird.jpg

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