Happy Plants and Garden Creatures

I am not a serious gardener.  I do not test my soil; have a shed full of fertilizers or a myriad of gardening tools.  And, I cannot wax philosophically about the pros and cons of plant characteristics. I buy plants that speak to me (metaphorically, I am not that crazy – yet) and plant them where they are pleasing to the eye. If they are happy — great!  If not, I move them.  If they survive –good!  If not, I buy a different plant.  If they are a vegetable and I’m able to harvest some food – better still!

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I enjoy being outside digging in the soil or relaxing while communing with my garden friends (again, metaphorically… I’m not really having a conversation with the garter snake –yet).

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Tadpole Mystery

Working in the yard one morning and noticed hundreds of tadpoles in one of the ponds. 

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Have never seen them again.  Did they all die?  Did something eat them all?  Are they just all on the bottom?  They seemed to just disappear, no little floating bodies.  I don’t know what happened to them.