As I dropped some weeds on the compost area behind the shed, I saw a very strange “rock” next to a stone slab. Curious as to where it might have come from, I looked from a different perspective to discover that it was a toadstool, not a rock. Mystery solved. Now if I could justContinue reading “Mushroom Rock”
He’s back. Though recently evicted, this pesky frog took up a defiant reoccupation of the birdhouse meant for wrens. I would consider having him tarred and feathered if the presence of feathers would not heighten his sense of entitlement to this avian accommodation.
We put up two birdhouses in January, and while a couple of chickadees checked one of them out, none took up residence. Other creatures did, however. One of the houses had a nasty wasp nest, which may have been why the chickadees weren’t interested. The nest and attendant wasps were forcefully removed with the helpContinue reading “Eviction Notice”
Hey bluebird wake up; you are about to lose the house we put up for you to a chickadee. Snooze, ya lose!
The Fed-X delivery man brought joy to bird and people as well on New Years Eve day. The nine-foot tall shepherd’s rod was just right to mount our wren house on. We will be watching closely for new tenants and hope they produce offspring for us to enjoy. At any rate, it is a funContinue reading “Room for Wren(t)”