You might consider this post a bit of a clumsy tribute to Andy Rooney….. A few years ago, after I started trying to increase the organic care of my yard, we had an explosion in the total toad population in the yard. And, some of them seemed to have simply no problem whatsoever also finding their way into the house, probably the result of my tendancy to garden and water in the early evening just before sunset, and also because I have the abominable habit of leaving the front door wi...
Okay, tricked ya, this is nothing like MsDeb’s postings. We live in the middle of suburbia, shessh. But I suppose we do get the occasional raccoon stealing the cat food, and a squirrel now and then, plus I’ve seen rabbits in the front yard, and voles in the garage. And we do live right across the street from a very nice, large park/playground, that has a small creek running through it, a causeway for the skunks and their ilk. And the edge of the foothills that lead up to Lake ...
Early morning due allows me to get some nice shots of the amazing craftsmenship of the spiders web…The spiders must have retreated to dryer ground: I’m not sure who this cute creature is but he has been nibbling away at some of my Lady’s Mantle:
I had just bought a house for my pet ladybird and was about to put it on some bricks when I saw this creature. Can anybody tell me what it is?
While doing the gardens at a B&B in Cobourg on the 19th this yellow dragonfly waited patiently on this plant until I went and got my camera and proceeded to take some pics of it.It let me get really close and never even moved.It was about 8” long with about a 6” wing span.There was also a lot of small blue ones and small red ones flying around.
Here are some of my busy little bees looking after the peonies and perennial bachelor buttons.
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