Tag: garden pests

It’s that time again! 

Two days ago, our Snake beans were right as rain. I went out this morning and they were full of holes! The culprit? These little green looper caterpillars. I don’t know their real name, I’ve heard many, usually associated with swearing. I’m lucky that… Continue Reading “It’s that time again! “

Pear Slugs, not Peach Slugs! 

A little powder can keep these little slugs off of your Pear tree.

Something strange over the garden 

After the success of the plastic Owl in the backyard, I decided to go one step further and grab us a flying one.  These are quite a clever design, essentially they’re a plastic Owl head on a windsock with wings that stretch a metre… Continue Reading “Something strange over the garden “

Mamma bird is back

Mother Blackbird had so much success raising her first batch of babies by our front door that she’s laid a second batch. It’s really encouraging when critters feel safe enough in our garden to raise families.  There was a lot of conflict with blackbirds… Continue Reading “Mamma bird is back”

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