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Habitual Gardener

Promoting healthy garden habits and habitats
tree frog love

Tree Frog Love

Even though my 1.6 acre property is an island amidst a sea of corn and soybeans, grey tree frogs have bred in my rain barrels for years. Sometimes wildlife can make do with our contrived landscapes and even with my small property of trees. These grey tree frogs appear perfectly content with this 20 gallon crock as a potential nursery. Picture was taken May 29th. Tiny tadpoles are doing just fin...

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Waiting for wildlife

Waiting. Waiting to download. Waiting to upload. Waiting for the traffic light to change. Even waiting for the microwave to zap our meals in less time than finding a saucepan seems like too long to wait. Even though we do it every day, most of us possess little skill in doing it well. It’s especially hard waiting for someone else. I apprehensively waited for the purple martins to...

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