Mum's the word
Just one of the mum plants we got for our fall display. There are 10 more, in varying colors. We also got bales of hay, pumpkins and gourds. I haven't…
posted on Sept. 22, 2008
End of a busy day
Sugar and BooBoo had a fun day, which included a ride in the back seat of the truck to the local nursery, where we picked up mums and hay bales for our fall…
posted on Sept. 21, 2008
Patience, young grasshopper
Pardon my multiple posting. I've been taking photos, but haven't uploaded them yet. I hope to be caught up soon. :)
posted on Sept. 17, 2008
Yesterday morning I went out on the back deck to inspect the plants. I don't have many flowers out there - mostly herbs, and the Mexico Midget tomatoes. …
posted on Sept. 14, 2008
It's what's inside that counts
I made another batch of salsa tonight, and got to looking at the seeds after I removed them from the poblano peppers. They're so interesting up close. What's…
posted on Sept. 13, 2008
Nature's Pest Control
I'm torn when I see this. I hate what hornworms do to tomato plants, but what a gruesome way to go. The female wasps inject eggs into the caterpillar’s body.…
posted on Sept. 12, 2008
Shrooms, Part II
Another Amanita muscaria, this one fully opened. They certainly change with age.
posted on Sept. 11, 2008
A young male cardinal, showing off his new colors that are starting to come in.
posted on Sept. 08, 2008
Room for one more?
Tropical storm Hanna wasn't too bad in our area. We got a couple of inches of rain and some wind, but not much else. I think our power flickered once this…
posted on Sept. 06, 2008
Harvest before Hanna
While Hanna won't be a full-blown (heh) hurricane, she will be bringing lots of rain and possibly some pretty good winds. We've harvested as much of the…
posted on Sept. 05, 2008
Wasp? Bee? Something else?
Found this one on our porch railing. I'm curious as to what it is, but haven't had much luck with identification.
posted on Sept. 03, 2008