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A Gift – Florida Cactus Blooms

We have a vegetable garden, butterfly gardens, garden of herbs, fruit tree orchard, and a flower garden. We work hard in our gardens. We compost for the gardens to provide good soil. We plant, irrigate, pick weeds, squash bugs, and … Continue reading

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Wuzza Snake

Red on yellow, kill a fellow – Red on black, friend of Jack This Wuzza Snake. Now it’s a dead Coral Snake with no head. It’s the second Coral Snake we’ve seen. The first one was caught and killed three … Continue reading

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Man Cave

When we first looked at our house last year, it didn’t make Olde Man’s list because it was “too small.”  We kept going back, though, because the house felt like home and the woods were beautiful. I thought the location and potential were … Continue reading

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You Can’t See Whoooo

We have a new resident! The Barred Owl watches us from the top of one of the trees in our front yard. In the evening, we hear our Barred Owl call out “Whoo-whooooo” with a slight almost gargling trill at the … Continue reading

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Fly Catcher

We have a lot of garden spiders. One in particular was our go-to-gal for catching flies in the Big Girls’ run. She took her work seriously and was very much appreciated. Her beautiful orbital web covered one section of the … Continue reading

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Rat Snake

Olde Dog’s Man noticed the chickens had something surrounded in the woods. It was definitely unusual for all seven chickies to be cooperating with each other in mounting an attack from all sides. When he looked, he realized they had ‘captured’ … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

Baby Hawks are growing up. This juvenile hawk is hanging out in the front yard watching for squirrels and rabbits. The little hawks have been flying from tree to tree and even practicing swooping. All the time, of course, squeeing…. … Continue reading

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