Morning Mystery

Well, it looks like we're down another bird feeder. This is all I could find this morning. The top cap and the base. There is no sign of the seed canister and the frame. The canister is somewhat understandable. It's just clear plastic, so it would be harder to see if it ended up under … Continue reading Morning Mystery

Well, that’s it for that one

This morning, I came out to this. *sigh* That feeder was almost completely full, as of last night. I'm actually surprised it took until now for the hinged lid to break apart, considering how many times it's landed upside down and open. At least I can say the base finally held! The screws tore right … Continue reading Well, that’s it for that one

Our 2021 garden: fixing the beet bed, and last things

One of the things we've done to protect some of our garden beds from the groundhogs and deer was to use mosquito netting as row covers. The edges were weighed down with whatever was handy; rocks, bricks, pieces of wood... that sort of thing. The beet bed near where the garlic had been planted has … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: fixing the beet bed, and last things

Our 2021 garden: onions harvested, first melons, and more carnage

Today has turned out to be - so far - not as hot as predicted. On the down side, the smoke came back with a vengeance this morning. It has gotten better since then, thankfully. While heading out to move the sprinkler, yesterday, I spotted Butterscotch and her brood. I'm not sure if this is … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: onions harvested, first melons, and more carnage