Monthly Archives: January 2013

Fighting the Rabbits

Rabbits have been eating everything they can find at the 40 acre woods.  Greens, peppers, carrots, landscape plants and even the roses have been eaten by these pest.  Their late night attacks seem to have escaped our sleeping watchdog June. … Continue reading

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Southern Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets can sometimes cause trouble at the 40 acre woods.  During dry times I have them invading the sinks and dog watering bowl looking for a drink. One or two is not a problem, but hundreds of them can … Continue reading

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6 Point Buck

There are 30 subspecies of white-tailed deer, of which three are found in Florida: the Florida coastal white-tailed deer (O. v. osceola) , which occurs primarily in the Florida panhandle; the Florida white-tailed deer ( O. v. seminolus ) which … Continue reading

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Strange Creatures

While taking a walk in the 40 acre woods, I saw this strange thing.  At first I thought it was a bear on it’s hind legs, but when it continued to stand there,  I decided it must be something else. … Continue reading

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Groundcherry

Groundcherry plants are part of the Nightshade family and in some areas are considered invasive plant species. Several Groundcherry plant species are found growing wild in Florida, I had the one pictured here volunteer in my garden this fall. I … Continue reading

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