Callaway Gardens Vacation: Part 5 – Migrating Warblers!

August 30, 2011 - Carolina Chickadees are some of the most common birds at Callaway.  Their "chick-a-dee-dee-dee-dee" calls can be heard throughout the gardens.  Usually they stay pretty high up in the trees, but on this afternoon a few flew a little lower to forage.  I wasn't complaining!  Now if he'd only given me…... Read more

We Found Woody!

June 18, 2011 - Red-Headed Woodpecker The nature center at Chinsegut is open only on Fridays and Saturdays.  We found it to be a really cool little place.  The best part was outside the center, where there's a butterfly garden with a ton of bird feeders.   There were a ton of birds, most of…... Read more

Callaway Gardens Trip – Spring 2010

April 15, 2010 - ...Rich and I decided to take a week off this spring to go to Callaway Gardens to see the azaleas.  With the cold winter and early spring rain, the bloom was supposed to be spectacular.  It’s also very late – so the Callaway Azalea Watch was very helpful in planning our trip. The Mountain Creek […] Read more