While I was packing the remains of the Christmas ham into baggies, i trimmed off the fat and put it in the suet feeder. The woodpecker loves it. She spends long minutes pecking at the ham fat and scaring off any intruders. Those downy woodpeckers may be small, but they are at the top ofRead more about Suet for the Woodpecker[…]
I finally focused on the invasive worm scare that i’ve been hearing about. All the worms in my vegetable garden are the jumping worms that eat up everything, including roots of plants. They leave behind, not beautiful, rich worm castings, which fertilize the soil, but loose, granular soil the texture of coffee grounds that sterilizesRead more about Oh, No.[…]
Carole sends me a thank-you note for my Christmas letter and several packets of seeds, which i enclosed with my last Xmas epistle. Her purple poppies are blooming now, as are mine. Generosity from me. Gratitude from her. Savor the pleasant feelings. Soak into joy.
Today we went to a friend’s home for Sunday dinner. Revolutionary! Sitting at the same table, indoors, without masks. Barbara is a great cook, so i didn’t need to bring food. I brought plants. We used to look for rare wildflowers for the Native Plant Trust, so today i gave her some double bloodroot–in fullRead more about Double Bloodroot[…]