Monthly Archives: June 2018


Introduction to Firecraft

By | 2018-06-19T11:08:21+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Farm, Home|

Summer is upon us and for us here at Highland Heights that means a lot of campfires. We love the warmth and light put off a campfire at night and the great flavor the wood imparts our food when we cook. Here at the farm we typically will cook over a fire 3-4 times a [...]

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Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

By | 2018-06-05T13:08:47+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Birding, Flowers|

Birders who want to host hummingbirds in their backyards need to plan bird-friendly landscaping, especially flowers that attract hummingbirds. Just any pretty bloom isn’t enough, however, and the flowers that are most attractive to hummingbirds have certain characteristics in common. The best hummingbird flowers... Produce large amounts of nectar for the birds to drink Are [...]

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When Is Hummingbird Migration?

By | 2018-06-05T13:03:39+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Birding|

Hummingbirds are some of the most highly anticipated backyard birds in North America, but when do hummingbirds migrate? Knowing when these small birds make their seasonal movements can help backyard birders be prepared to welcome them to and from their yards, gardens and feeders. About Hummingbird Migration Even though hummingbirds are the smallest birds in [...]

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