Archive for September, 2012

Music and Birds

by George Ball Now’s the time when the birds feast on berries and seeds. I’ve often puzzled over this rich diet of 100% birdseed. One friend conjectures that it’s probably good for long flights southward. Another friend maintains that birds congregate around feeders and baths more to “socialize” (what diction these days!) than to stock [...]

Heronswood Voice Moves to Native American Tribe

by George Ball Dear Heronswood Customer and “Heronswood Voice” Reader, Last summer we sold Heronswood Nursery and Gardens to the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. Thus, the first Native American botanical garden in the US began its existence on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. Therefore we are donating this, the Heronswood Voice blog, to the [...]