Thimbleberries on branch, one ripe and red and three pink and unripe

Thimbleberry – A Short Guide to this Marvellous Plant

The Thimbleberry plant (Rubus Parviflorus), from the rose (Rosaceae) family of plants, is a wonderful wild-growing plant that berry foragers can enjoy. Other names for this plant and its fruit are the Western Thimbleberry, the Western Thimble Raspberry, the Mountain Sorrel and the Salmonberry. Introduction to the Thimbleberry The Thimbleberry is a deciduous perennial shrub, …

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Squirrel trying to feed at bird feeder

The 10 Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders (2019): Reviews and Buying Guide

If you love to put out seed for your neighborhood birds and enjoy the sight of them feasting upon it, you’ve likely felt the frustration that comes with squirrels stealing the seed. This is a common problem, because many bird feeders don’t offer any protection against squirrels. Many squirrels will climb as much as they …

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