Fall can be a scraggly time in the garden. Each year I itch to pull out old plants that have faded beyond their glory days to replace them with something fresh. But, when I wait, and put up with the dead looking, seed loaded plants, I am always rewarded! A few days ago a quick movement in the garden caught… Read more →
Category: Wild Life
Crows – Entertainment in the Garden!
There’s always something fun to watch in the garden. Morning coffee includes visits from our squirrels, sparrows, doves, robins…..and lately a funny crow! First he flies over the back fence with a big chunk of bread in his mouth. He must not like it dry because he immediately lands on the bird bath to dip it in the water: Then… Read more →
Garden Squirrels…Friend or Foe?
When I first noticed the squirrels running across our back fence it was love at first sight. So cute, so entertaining…..so cute….so demanding…so cute….so, well, destructive! While I have heard of squirrels chewing through roof vents and wiring we haven’t had that problem. Ours just chew the heck out of the bird feeders when food doesn’t appear on their feeding… Read more →