The Fall Foliage Tour is a Colorful Adventure

Colored Trees Fall

Southeast Nebraska has some amazing Fall colors.  Just wandering through our streets in town, the canopy of trees in hues of red, yellow, orange and gold can give you the feeling you are in another place. And, if you like a little adventure, you can take the fall foliage tour. Wind your way from Nebraska City [...]

The Fire Pit Is Ready for Guests

Fire Pit Went in Fall 2012

Gather friends and enjoy time around the fire pit. It’s been on the list for a long time and requested by mulitple guests so we’re excited we finally made it happen this Fall.  The fire pit is in and guests can now enjoy gathering around the fire, roasting marshmallows and telling stories.  It’s nestled in [...]

Roses, roses, roses…

The rose bushes just popped last week! There are about 32 bushes all around the property here at Whispering Pines. Many of them welcome you upon your arrival. Here are just a few of the first blooms of Spring 2012.     

Bluebirds have arrived to Whispering Pines

Bluebirds Defending their home

Today I caught a bluebird defending their turf and bluebird box from the sparrows.  It was tough to watch as the 4-6 sparrows pestered the bluebird in charge of holding down the fort.  There are 4 bluebird boxes on property and it’s pretty amazing to have them here.  But, you do have to take care to [...]

Blooming yellow daffodils are a welcoming sign of Spring!

Blooming Daffodils show signs of Spring

Blooming daffodils are a welcoming sign of Spring! Despite our efforts to rework the gardens near the waterfall and start fresh, the daffodils have poked through and are blooming beautifully!  We’re planning to to spread them around some this year and sprinkle them across the property.

The Wren enjoy their version of the Bed and Breakfast

Wren are welcome and chirping at their Bed and Breakfast

Nature abounds on the six acres at Whispering Pines B&B.  The Wrens settled in every year and are often seen feeding their young and heard singing their songs.  A delightful addition to your enjoyment of the wrap around porch.