Wildlife in the Yard…and the Tail End of Summer

Posted by mrssmythe on August 20, 2017 in Critters, Seasons |

The yard has been brimming with wildlife these past two weeks! One visitor I’m still not thrilled with – the snake. This is the same snake I’ve mentioned in earlier posts. But he’s larger now. CPT America insists he’s only big enough to be eating insects, but, if that is the case, insects must be […]

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Wrestling with Dogs and a Toad

Posted by mrssmythe on July 8, 2015 in Critters |

Today was a gardening day. I was filling in bare spots in the front beds with plants I’d picked up at the garden center when Pepper came and found me. “You’ll want to see this,” she said, motioning me toward the backyard. “Will I want to take a picture of it?” I asked. “Probably,” she answered. She led […]

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The Seed Bombs…Bombed

Posted by mrssmythe on June 7, 2015 in Critters, Garden |

You may remember me writing about how I cast six “seed bombs” into one of my front flower beds last month. If not, you can read all about it HERE. Since then, we’ve had several rainy stretches, lots of sun, and plenty of time for the little pods to develop into the butterfly-attracting blossoms their packaging promised. But, […]

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