So far we have had four black bears in our back fenced in yard. They had been attracted to our bird feeders and of course any crumbs the cats left in the barn feedings. The first bear was under the window in the kitchen sniffing around of course and … [Read more...] about Berry Picking and Black Bears
As we look up into the Heavens we see clear skies and just a few scud clouds. Nice day for a picnic, maybe watching the games on TV, or go swimming. All seems normal. Yet a hundred miles away ominous clouds are gathering, and thunderbolts of … [Read more...] about This is the season for LIGHTNING
Is your spring garden, now that you are harvesting the fruits of your labors, overgrown with giant weeds? If you compare the weeds health to your vegetables you may think that there is a difference in fertility, or maybe a difference in plant … [Read more...] about Summer Planting: pH readings
Yes, this is another SNAKE article to warn you that COPPERHEADS- a poisonous snake found up and down the east coast and common in the APPALACIA- which means my back yard and maybe yours. If you are vacationing in the great outdoors and picking … [Read more...] about Watch Your Step!
I try to remind Dear Readers, seasonally, about their automobiles and avoid being stuck, or worse on the highway. Today I want to discuss “hose connections”. While peering about under the Oldsmobile hood I spied in the sunlight the gasoline rubber hos … [Read more...] about Hot Weather: Check Hoses