Category Archives: Garden Creatures

Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums are such a bright addition to the garden. I enjoy them a lot; in other people’s gardens. They attract so many aphids that I stopped planting them in my own. However, I came across this beautiful container today. Completely … Continue reading

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Twisting

Twisting, Turning Drunk on the powerful potion Lost Not on the green grass, but the pavement. Cohorts nearby, but still alone Will you climb onto my hat? picked up and carried to safety? Twist away a spiral a dance a … Continue reading

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Bumble Bee Watch

I’m always looking for news on organic gardening and how to create gardens that support garden creatures. The Xerxes Society is looking for the public’s help in recording any sightings of bumble bees in North America. Their website has all … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

As I’ve mentioned before, I am a fan of the slug. No one is more surprised than me. Seems I am not alone – at least by their cousins, the snails. This BBC Radio 4 program features amateur scientist, Ruth … Continue reading

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Feathers

The other day, I was looking through a book called Feathered Dinosaurs. How birds, along with other reptiles, are remnants of the dinosaurs. So I’ve been mulling it over – could that mean that some dinosaurs, instead of bellowing and … Continue reading

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Thankful for Worms

Invite the worms in your worm bin to participate in Thanksgiving by giving them the pumpkin rinds and strings (no seeds) from your delicious pumpkin pie. Be sure to incorporate it into the worm bin by creating a hole in … Continue reading

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Worms & Soil

I was surprised to learn that Charles Darwin was the first scientist to study worms and soil. BBC Radio 4’s Shared Planet program has produced a program on soil and the importance of keeping it healthy, not through the use … Continue reading

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