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Kate Talks Compost, Pill Bugs, and Weeds

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Plants And Gardens

Bugs in the Garden - Slaters

I have to share a bug control win.

An infestation of slaters in my veggie garden saw my radishes, beetroot, beans and even marigolds (aren’t they supposed to be bug deterrers?) decimated.   227 more words

Garden

Slater Bugs

Every time we move something in the yard dozens of little slater bugs make a run for it. These little creatures are covered in what appears to be armour and roll up into tight little balls when they feel threatened. 484 more words

Animals

Under the Lantern (Haiku)

under the lantern  
pill bugs move in great herds –  
happy in the dark  

the child’s game done
the pill bug uncurls himself –  238 more words

Rock Flipping: Two Worms and a Pill-bug

Today is International Rock Flipping Day, a day to get outside and discover what critters lurk below rocks at the edges of our backyards, vacant lots, alleyways, and other wild and not-so-wild places. 635 more words

Ecology And Environment

Chillin' on a Dirt Road

I don’t listen to a lot of ‘new’ country music but the popular Jason Aldean song popped into my head when I spied this pill bug, just chillin’ on our dirt road.  163 more words

Humor

Hostel for pill bugs

Her flaxen tendrils sway
Curtaining furrowed brow
Small hands shape earth beneath
Verdant canopies of summer
She takes them in 142 more words

Poetry