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 […]

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, […]

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 […]