Archives for January 2016

February is All About The Birds

February is an exciting month for many. Why? The main reason is the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).The Great Backyard Bird Count is a free, fun and easy way for bird lovers of all ages to help create a real-time snapshot of bird populations by counting the birds they spot right in their very … [Read more...]

Blooming Early Spring!

With January almost over, it feels as if spring is right around the corner! We definitely feel that way here at The Family Tree, especially with all the early blooming spring plants arriving this week! The best feature of these bloomers is that they will begin flowering in mid-winter before anything … [Read more...]

Houseplants & Their Many Health Benefits

Did you know houseplants provide real health benefits, both physiological and psychological? It's true! Here are some of the reasons why you should fill your home with houseplants:Increased Happiness  Research has shown that the presence of plants leads to reduced stress and anxiety, increased … [Read more...]

Great Backyard Bird Photo Contest!

Enter our Great Backyard Bird Photo Contest! With the Great Backyard Bird Count right around the corner, we want to inspire you to love the bird season even more. To make things a little more fun this year, we have developed a photo contest that the whole family can enjoy. Here's how to … [Read more...]

Feeding Your Backyard Birds This Winter

Have you seen some hungry looking birds this winter?  It’s hard for them to find adequate food this time of year.  Feeding and housing them now will be beneficial in the spring and summer because they'll need to feed their babies grubs and caterpillars and will already be comfortable in … [Read more...]