Tag: animals in the garden

Do Rabbits Eat Marigolds?

Do Rabbits Eat Marigolds?

Today's story appeared to me ironically enough after I took some heat for suggesting marigolds might deter rabbits (among other pests like aphids). My experience gardening comes from real life,  
Fending off Snails in the Garden

Fending off Snails in the Garden

As a gardener, I am no stranger to snails in the garden, or other pests that wreak havoc on my beautiful plants. When the snails started appearing in my garden  
A Tortoise in the Garden

A Tortoise in the Garden

If you want to see some hilarious animal antics, take a walk through my garden. You'll see squirrels chasing each other up and down the sunflowers, rabbits hopping around in  
Hummingbirds in the Garden

Hummingbirds in the Garden

I've learned a lot about hummingbirds in the garden over the years. I've learned that they are not only incredibly beautiful creatures, but that they are also quite delicate. I've  
Doing Battle with Animals in the Garden

Doing Battle with Animals in the Garden

Canada Geese seem almost idyllic, gliding across the sky in their V-formation, honking out, I don't know, directions maybe? Normally, I love the idea of animals in the garden, or  
Birds in the Garden

Birds in the Garden

While I spend a lot of time wallowing over winged Japanese beetles that devour my dahlias each Summer, they're not the only aggressive flying pest that woes me. That's right,