Critter Control Sans Dog.

As you know, if you follow my blog, we lost our dog in May.  I still miss her, and I knew she was an active hunter.  But I didn't realize just how great of a hunter she really was, or just how good she was at her job.  I'm finding out that critter control was a … Continue reading Critter Control Sans Dog.

The Crate is Empty.

  Our dog Jasmine Marie, or the Jasmanian Devil, as we liked to call her, passed away on Sunday morning.  My heart is breaking, I can't stop crying.  I've lost one of my best friends.  People without pets, and even some who have pets but for whatever reason don't get as attached to the critters, … Continue reading The Crate is Empty.

Peas, Magnolia blooms, and pests – what do they have in common?

In the May/June 2015 issue of Urban Farm (UF) magazine, there is an article about phenology.  When I saw the cover and the title of the article "Use Phenology When Planting Your Peppers" ( written by Les Wilke), I was confused.  Because, well, I really was confused.  I was confusing phenology, the study of naturally … Continue reading Peas, Magnolia blooms, and pests – what do they have in common?