Callaway Garden

Callaway Garden is located in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio (northwest Ohio)
Size: 0.36 acres
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 6b

Jennie purchased her home in June of 2013. A few trees and grass made up the start-up natural areas.

A view of from the Callaway Garden backyard
Lot of grass, lot of potential

Birdscaping/Backyard Farming

2013: Planted native columbine, milkweed and Bee Balm in a designated pollinator garden using gifted farm rocks. Planted a row of raspberry bushes.
2014: Developed a vegetable garden, built a compost bin from reclaimed wood. Installed a bat house.
2015: Planted Cupplants. Enlarged garden area. Planted native mix of wildflowers in pollinator garden.
2016: Built a raised bed for vegetables. Transplanted 8 Wild Columbines.

Bee Balm
Bee Balm

Callaway Garden Bird List

Listed in ABA Checklist Order

  1. Canada Goose
  2. Mallard
  3. Turkey Vulture
  4. Bald Eagle
  5. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  6. Red-tailed Hawk
  7. Killdeer
  8. Ring-billed Gull
  9. Rock Pigeon
  10. Mourning Dove
  11. Common Nighthawk
  12. Chimney Swift
  13. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  14. Red-bellied Woodpecker
  15. Downy Woodpecker
  16. Northern Flicker
  17. Red-eyed Vireo
  18. Blue Jay
  19. American Crow
  20. Black-capped Chickadee
  21. White-breasted Nuthatch
  22. House Wren
  23. Carolina Wren
  24. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  25. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  26. Hermit Thrush
  27. American Robin
  28. Gray Catbird
  29. European Starling
  30. Cedar Waxwing
  31. American Restart
  32. Yellow Warbler
  33. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  34. Eastern Towhee
  35. Chipping Sparrow
  36. Field Sparrow
  37. Fox Sparrow
  38. Song Sparrow
  39. Dark-eyed Junco
  40. Northern Cardinal
  41. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  42. Common Grackle
  43. Brown-headed Cowbird
  44. Baltimore Oriole
  45. House Finch
  46. Purple Finch
  47. American Goldfinch
  48. House Sparrow