Visits From The Neighbourhood Deer

The area that I now live in, was not that long ago, fields, forest and a scattering of farms. When Music Man and I, more than 30 years ago, moved here from a neighbouring city, this community had a population of a little more than 10,000.  There was still acres and acres of dense forest and sprawling fields. Since we moved here, homes have popped up left, right and centre and we now live in a suburban community, with a population of roughly 30,000 residents. While the building lots are fairly … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Twins {w/LINKY}

This little set of twins have been frequent visitors to our backyard this winter. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Locking Horns {w/LINKY}

I took this photo this afternoon from our back deck.  These two little guys were using their brand new horns to have a friendly dual! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Backyard Visitors {w/LINKY}

This little family of mom, dad (not in this photo) and twins have been hanging out in our neighbourhood lately.  For some reason I always thought fawns were born in the spring; but I just took this photo on August 17th??  … [Read more...]

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Hmm…this explains a lot! {w/LINKY}

Wordless Wednesday - for some time now we had been wondering why our bird feeder was empty every morning, this explains a lot!   … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Deer {w/LINKY}

Tonight at dusk, there were seven deer in our backyard.  I wasn't able to get them all in one shot but if you look closely you'll see five. … [Read more...]

How Did the Deer Guard Recipe Work? {Photos – One month later}

A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for a concoction called Deer Guard.  It is sprayed on your flowers and the theory is the deer don't like the taste/smell of it and won't eat your plants. How did it work?  See for yourself... … [Read more...]

Deer Guard ~ Do The Deer Think of Your Planters as a Salad Bowl?

Deer Guard ~ Until a couple of days ago, we had some pretty lush looking planters on either side of the garage door...notice my use of the word "had".  The poor deer have come to think of our planters and flower gardens as one big salad bowl.  I don't blame them, massive subdivisions have sprouted up overnight and the deer have nowhere to go. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Late Blooming Hyacinth ~ {w/Linky}

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Wordless Wednesday – Some hungry visitors

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Fishing in Alaska ~

(PHOTO CREDIT UNKNOWN) Awhhh...check out this heart warming story! Monica … [Read more...]