The big drama here yesterday was the loss of one of Harry's remaining two teeth at the bottom lower jaw. He does have his other teeth - just the front are missing. Now we can call him Ollie and if you don't remember Ollie the Dragon then you missed out on early TV!
pirl, that is precious. I have a puppy, youknow how they tear up everything.
Lucas is going to be fine, he just has to grow a little older and calm down.
He hound, so I know he will settle down. What is Ollie? He is so cute.
His Mommy got run over when he was five weeks old and I guess you could say he is
a rescue too, cause poor owner was so upset. But Lucas is a smart little dog He is not but about
six months old. He is the baby. I have three more. Plus the mule, 3 donkeys and chickens. Oh, and fish.
All my children have Fur, fins, or feathers. How about that?? Charleen
Age, is only in your head. It is how you feel.
We all feel great here so we are ageless.
Play in the dirt, don't feel like it :-))))
even if we are "Old as dirt" We got it honestly.
Love the kitty cat, he takes his job seriously, desn't he?
He's about 15 hands. He is a handsome fellow and a smooth walker. when you get on be ready to ride, cause that boy can move. He's too fast for this old woman. But he is sweet, I can brush him all over and behind. He is that gentle. My donkeys are about the same too. All are very sweet animals. I am not mean to them . Here you go, The Kids.
Annabelle, Isabelle and A.T. Monticello. My husband name A.T. and Isabelle is his Mom and Annabelle is his Auntie. These are Standard donkeys, the one with the cross on their shoulders. My sweet moochy babies.
Thank you all. my babies would all be more than
willing to give you kisses. Especially if you brought
them an apple, tater chips, cookies, sweet potatoe,
they are not too picky. they don't care for tomatoes.
Can't figure out why.
Tomatoes are toxic to some animals, so they might know that. My daughters neighbors dog, a small pug type, came over and ate my daughters tomatoes, and the neighbors ended up taking the dog to the vet, and they kept him for three days for food poisoning. And it wasn't from something sprayed on the tomatoes, the vet said the tomatoes can be toxic to dogs.
"tomatoes can be fatal to dogs Tomatoes (plant and fruit) contain tomatine, an alkaloid related to solanine. As the fruit ripens, the tomatine is metabolized. Therefore, ripe tomatoes are less likely to be problematic for animals. Clinical signs of poisoning include lethargy, drooling, difficulty breathing, colic, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, widely-dilated pupils, paralysis, cardiac effects, central nervous system signs (e.g., ataxia, muscle weakness, tremors, seizures), resulting from cholinesterase inhibition, coma and death. (This information comes from veterinarians, and the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.) (All parts of the plant except the tomato itself are poisonous to humans, although some people are sensitive to the ripe fruit also.) "
Amazing, isn't it how smart some animals are. These little donkeys and Charley are always looking around, they do get bored. They are like kids and get into things they shouldn't. Lord help you if you leave a door open to a shed. They want to go in and investigate to see if they can find something to eat. My DH calls them "Goats". They are almost as bad, but not quite, and they don't smell as bad as a Billy. They love to take Dust baths too.
Calif_Sue Northern California United States (Zone 9a)
Oh she would JD, she (Kasey) is a spitfire & thinks she's a big bad dog but it's that yappy bark that fakes you out. She's rather lick a cat's face than attack it. She really is a sweetie. Her sidekick Penny is a sweetie too, here they are in mad wrestling mode.
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Calif_Sue Northern California United States (Zone 9a)
Ok, back on track with pirl's original drama idea, this was is my drama by my front door. It's one of my Aeonium 'Schwarzkopf' blooming at over 6 ft. with the blue-green foliage and lime bloom heads of a euphorbia behind it. This was taken last spring, it didn't bloom this year.
Girls, those plants are Beautiful. Love the succulent,
that castor bean is gorgeous too.
This is my brand new, this week end flower bed.
DH tilled it up and I planted it. Got my watchdog
on duty. Has mums, Mexican Salvia, Chartruse
Salvia,canna Hydrangea, little Kim Lilac.
Want to put Brug in it this spring.
I dont know if this belongs here or in worst garden pests thread.
It's going to be drama when this Scotch Pine comes down.
Its marked for demo. in 2 weeks.
The one 10 feet away comes down next year.
I just hope the ferns and astilbes can take that much more light
Mulch them very well, preferably with compost, and drench them next spring. They may still fade faster than astilbe in shade but they will survive if they have enough compost and enough regular watering (including rain).
I am counting on that advise plus the other advise you gave a ew months ago when I freaked out at having to move plants(There is just NO more garden space in shade) You said the plants would ajust to more light.
I have to take down the next pine in the row next year.
am trying to save money to remodel my bathroom. I will see how much I miss the trees AM shade on the deck to see if I want to go to the expense of replacing with a JM or redbud
Any time a tree has to be removed the surrounding plants adapt better if it's done in fall, winter or early spring before they leaf out rather than in the heat of summer when they have huge problems adjusting to harsh sunlight when they've only known shade.