Category Archives: critter control

Thwarting the birds

Last year, I was overjoyed to begin picking a quart or so every few days from the strawberries I’d planted in the potager.  They were older plants moved from the prior Cook’s Garden at the farm, so were off to … Continue reading

Posted in berries, critter control, gardening, kitchen gardens, Potager, raised beds, row covers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

And the battle begins…

Late March brought us absolutely wonderful, warm spring days, where cold-tolerant crops like the radish seeds and the onion sets shown above broke ground daily in the potager, daffodils in an array of divine designs opened to sway in gentle … Continue reading

Posted in critter control, garden pests, Potager, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Lots of visitors

Here are the results of the first few days using the critter camera.  It has a memory card, like most cameras today, which documents the date and time the photo was taken.  The camera is set to take a photo … Continue reading

Posted in critter control, gardening, Potager, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

New Toys

Indiana is experiencing wonderful, beautiful, warm (mid 60’s-70 degrees F!), sunny days as March begins.  That’s unusual, because it’s peak-season basketball tourney time for the Hoosier state, and normally we’re hit with cold, snowy weather.  With days this perfect, I decided … Continue reading

Posted in critter control, garden pests, Potager, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,