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GBDW – Wildlife in the Garden Wrap-Up

swallowtail-larave-on-asclepias-curassavica-aug-28-08Asking gardeners if they’re interested in wildlife is like asking them if they’re interested in plants. It’s kind of hard to have a garden (at least an outdoor one) without both, after all. But, just as with plants, gardeners vary widely in their opinions about various kinds of wildlife. Some  champion birds; others enjoy watching (and/or cursing) squirrels, deer, rabbits, and other sometimes-cute-and sometimes-destructive critters. It was interesting to see that while this month’s participants had their share of wildlife challenges, most were willing to take a live-and-let-live approach to dealing with them. If nothing else, the various forms of garden wildlife provide some great photo opportunities! So without further chatter, let’s get to this month’s contributions. Continue Reading →

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Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop – Wildlife in the Garden

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Hey, all! It’s time to start a new Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop. And as I mentioned in February’s kick-off post, this month’s topic is wildlife in the garden: the good and the bad. The pretty and the creepy. If it’s out there and you’re not responsible for taking it to the vet, it counts. Continue Reading →

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