TEMPORARILY, WE ARE NOT TAKING ORDERS ON ANY PRODUCTS SOLD IN OUR STORE.

We are so sorry but due to the current pandemic crises, our distributor has stopped distribution and closed down temporarily. We look forward to re-opening our store as soon as the situation permits. We will post a big "OPEN" sign when shopping is resumed.

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FLOWER/PLANT ORDERS ARE PROCESSING THROUGH OUR PARTNER, DIRECT GARDENING.

WE WILL UPDATE THIS WHEN OUR STORE IS RE-OPENED!
STAY TUNED,...... THIS IS JUST A TEMPORARY PAUSE!

The most memorable year!

by Ruth
(Carterville, IL)



I love sharing stories of my hummers. This year I drew in over 100 breeds of hummers. I hung over 12 feeders to start and realized I needed to add more as the fight grew. My love for hummers started as a young girl back in New England. As I moved to S. IL 16 years ago and started a new chapter in my life. This year as my health has declined I took on hummie watching full time. This year was my most memorable year as far as watching my feathered friends and educating myself on hummie lifestyles. Wow what a lesson on these little feathered friends. Over the last 55+ years I only watched and took a back seat approach as I would think to myself these little birds have a ton of energy. I guess I would as well if I consumed as much sugar as they do. This year for was a special year for me. I have learned so much in these last few months about these little birds. I watched my last hummie the other day and I knew he was getting ready to take flight. I sensed it. He flew only feet from where I was standing and he sat on the railing staring at me as I said my goodbyes. To me it was a special moment because I knew it was the last time we would see each other. I prayed for his journey as well as all the hummers. But this little guy stayed to say goodbye and give me some extra time to enjoy his beauty. What a blessing.

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