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”
Three metal bird sculptures balance on a pole extending from a flower pot, which has three blossoms. In the background, a frog watches from the hole in a birdhouse, perhaps hoping to hear a melody so “pure and true.” On the other hand the three little birds are giving him their backside, so maybe hisContinue reading “Three Little Birds (and blooms)”
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”
While tidying up our pineapple plot, we discovered this frog snugly resting on a leaf. These pineapple plants produce really delicious fruit, so this frog has a very sweet home indeed.