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DIY roof snow shovel

February 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Inspired by the ingenious roof shovel video someone had sent us, we decided to hack a makeshift one out of some PVC pipes/joints and plastic sheeting we had laying around, [...]

Finally, it stopped snowing!

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

We were not dressed as extras for a scene on the Walking Dead, but thought we would see how the WORX leaf blower would do in moving the super fluffy snow. It worked OK, [...]

Still snowing and blowing…

February 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

With the snow falling as fast as the plows can clear things, the nuthatch, like us, has decided it’s best to just curled up inside with some snacks and survey the [...]

Birdfeeding In A Blizzard

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

When the huge Nor’easter was barreling down on Boston a few days ago, we thought it best to put out some extra bird food (Cole’s Hot Meats, Blue Ribbon Blend). [...]

Stop talking football and go snowshoeing

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

We have been told to “stop talking football” because the Super Bowl will be here soon enough 🙂  So, to distract ourselves, here are a few pics from the first [...]

Urban Safari : Birdfeeding in a snowstorm

March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Putting out food for our feathery friends is a great way to bring some life to the RainyDayGarden during the dead of Winter. This is especially important (to the birds) [...]

Not Quite Spring…

April 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

It’s the first day of April (yes, April Fool’s Day) and yesterday’s forecast of snow in New England actually came true. Bostonians woke up to a few inches [...]

January Nor’easter 2011

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Boston  residents woke up to a foot of white stuff this morning, with more predicted for the remainder of the day. The snow was not  light and fluffy like it was for [...]

Feeding Time

January 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

It has been snowing for three days straight. Most of the stuff coming down is light and fluffy, but it is starting to pile up! All this snow is making it more difficult for [...]