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Now you see them, now you don't

It’s been a week of appearances and disappearances in my yard and gardens. Last weekend, Wonder Spouse and I were checking out our sad little creek, which has morphed into a series of shallow pools separated by sand bars, when we noticed this: 872 more words

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Recent Arrivals

Although summer heat and drought continue unabated, the quality of sunlight at dawn and dusk has changed. First, dawn is coming later, dusk earlier. But also the angle of the light is changing. 1,026 more words

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Ashes, ashes, all fall down

This past weekend, I walked the floodplain portion of my yard to count the number of Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) trees growing on it. 1,606 more words

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Pollinator Palooza

I have been spending way too much time outside with the camera lately. I’m not sure whether the diversity of pollinators in my garden has expanded this year, or I just wasn’t paying attention until now — mostly because I never had a camera that could come close to capturing these tiny, very active insects. 724 more words

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The Only Good Snake is a Dead Snake??? Of Course Not!

Before you think we’ve completely lost it, please read the entire article below:

We hope that you are familiar enough with us by now, to know that we are NOT advocating the slaughter of Pandas! 181 more words


A Private Habitat: My Backyard Bird Bath

A month ago I posted how my wife and I use water gathered while waiting for the shower to warm up to feed our front yard vegetables garden. 176 more words