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Nobody's Buds (Aphids)

Aphids are rather unpleasant creatures from the human perspective: they tend to destroy plants we’ve special care to grow. I don’t find them very pleasant- or artful-looking etiher; I’m sure there’s a way to tap into their “natural beauty” but I am not equipped to see or record it. 146 more words

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Fire ants!

One of the items on my to do list was to get the wood stove up and running so we can stop burning electricity to heat and use the plenty of available wood in the area and property. 203 more words


my bat story

If you enjoyed my mice adventure, surely you’ll enjoy this story.  I was thinking about how many more things I would need go through to complete my Minnesota adventure.   443 more words


How to Build an Insect Hotel

Following on from my post recently about getting your garden ready for winter, one of the areas I mentioned was around setting up an area (the more the merrier if you have space) for insects, especially pollinators and all those good bugs that keep away pests from your crops in summer, where they could be protected over winter. 209 more words