Spring cleaning gets all the glory, but fall cleaning is where it's at, especially for chickens.
When needs must include six chicks, a dog house, and power tools.
When camping, packing for and eating during especially, one must not neglect the food or there will be consequences!
George the Sundew earns his keep.
Meet The Ladies of That Creative Place in all their dinosaur glory.
What it means to have a Garden Party that ends up working on the actual garden.
I left you last with my feeling of triumph at getting a caterpillar to chrysalis, despite a few losses (if you would like to read from the beginning start here, if you want the installment just prior, it's here). But of course, the butterfly gods sensed my jubilation. Said gods sent their minions to bring… Continue reading Raising Monarchs: End of Act I
I realize I left you on a cliffhanger of sorts in regards to the fate of the monarch butterflies, patient reader. (If you would like to start from the beginning, go here) I am afraid it’s because I was hoping to bring you good news. And as it has been almost three months, as you… Continue reading Raising Monarchs II
It started out innocent enough… I was trying to convince my partner that the tall, thin-leafed plants cropping up all over our front garden were milkweeds, not just weeds (he wasn’t buying it) when lo and behold! A monarch butterfly comes fluttering down to one of the milkweeds and proceeds butt-kiss the leaves. Pooping? Laying… Continue reading Raising Monarchs