Tuesday, June 2, 2009

A Nest a Squirrel and Some Blooms

Very interesting nest design. Amazing a bird was able to think of this(-: They tied the nest to another tree branch to hold it secure. You can see the twine they used in the picture below and better in the next picture.

See how they pulled that nest up? Isn't that just amazing?

Here is a squirrel cooling off on the tree limb!

More Hollyhock blooms

A Double Hollyhock.

Double Delight

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10 comments:

Skeeter said...

Animals never cease to amaze me! How cleaver they are to tie up the nest! I think they have been watching you with all your handy work and making notes :-)

Tootsie said...

they are very smart aren't they? those blooms look very pretty girl!!!

Brenda Kula said...

I can't believe my hollyhock died before it ever bloomed. So sad. Yes, those rascals are mighty smart.
Brenda

Shabby Cottage Collectibles said...

Beautiful hollyhocks! Yes I think you should particpate in Pink Saturday it's fun and I'm sure everyone would enjoy visiting your blog. Have a great week, Esther

perennialgardener said...

How amazing are those birds for making their nest stable. :) Your Hollyhock blooms are very pretty. I forgot to sow my seed for mine, maybe this fall.

flowergardengirl said...

Really?, my goodness that is just so unique. And some people say--it's just a bird. Looks to me like they thought it out. And I agree with Skeeter, those birds had a lot to live up to building in your garden.

That double hollyhock is very pretty. It looks like chiffon.

CiNdEe said...

Hi Skeeter,
Animals are very interesting in how they build their nests. This one was very creative and there is another one in the yard that the bird worked on to tie up for hours. It was amazing to watch!

Hi Tootsie,
Birds are very smart!!!

Hi Brenda,
I am sorry your hollyhock died! They do bloom the second year! Mine did so well this year because of the fertilizing!

Hi Shabby Cottage Collectibles,
Thanks for writing! I will check out Pink Saturday!!!

Hi Perennialgardener,
It is amazing that a bird could build such an unique nest!!

Hi flowergardengirl,
Thanks!!! The birds are extremely smart!!! It just amazes me at how they build nests and take care of their young etc. Its a real joy to watch!!!!

The Japanese Redneck said...

Neat, love the post. Great pictures.

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

Love the double holly hock. My double delight rose had not bloomed yet.

CiNdEe said...

Hi Japanese Redneck,
Thanks!!! Happy Friday to you!!!

Hi Hocking Hills Gardener,
I love the double hollyhock too. My double delight rose smells so wonderful. I hope yours blooms soon!!!!