Meanwhile in the garden, there’s lots to report. For the past two days, this guy’s been munching on milkweed. And speaking of milkweed, mine is still blooming like crazy. Like a weed, in fact:) My new favorite plant!
Lou Holtz (below) seriously needs a bath. Life in Northwest Arkansas is different than Dallas. There are way more leaves to contend with. Perfect for pigs. Have you read the article circulating on Facebook about how we shouldn’t rake because fall leaves provide habitat for critters? I can get behind that to some extent.
John strung twinkle lights in our crepe myrtle because twinkle lights are always a good idea. Plus, now that it gets dark so early, we can better see what we’re eating if we eat outside. Plus, they’re festive.
And to keep it real, a bit of annoying garden news…
Our pesky armadillo returned. A few days ago, he re-dug his tunnel under the porch. While he didn’t mess up my pansies, he tilled up the dirt in other areas. I reapplied repellant (we did get a lot of rain) and haven’t seen him for a few more days. Of course it rained all last night.
I may be forced to trap and relocate him.
The weekend forecast calls for sunny skies and our first possible freeze. I don’t think I’m prepared for freezing weather just yet.
What’s up in your garden?
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