About Karin Beuerlein

I’m a writer, gardener, and backyard birdwatcher in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Bird Paradise: A Native Plant Challenge Project

by Karin Beuerlein Fellow birders Angela Hoffman and Seth McConchie outdid all of us with their entry into the first KTOS Native Plant Challenge—they scored 217 points with a combination of trees, shrubs, and perennials. I’m here to give you [...]

By |2021-09-09T21:46:29+00:00January 27th, 2021|Better Backyards for Birds|1 Comment

Announcing the First KTOS Native Plant Challenge!

by Karin Beuerlein KTOSers, Knoxville's birds need your help! From now through November 15, we're challenging you to plant something for the birds in your backyard—a tree, shrub, or perennial native to North America (preferably the Southeast). Native plants not [...]

By |2021-09-09T21:46:29+00:00October 1st, 2020|Better Backyards for Birds|0 Comments

Bring Tree Swallows to Your Backyard

by Karin Beuerlein Meet my all-time favorite bird, the acrobatic and iridescent tree swallow! In my experience, there’s no more beautiful, sociable, or loyal creature you can invite into your yard. I totally get why someone wrote a song when [...]

By |2021-09-09T21:46:29+00:00May 8th, 2020|Better Backyards for Birds|0 Comments
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