Category Archives: bugs

There is No Peace and Harmony with Scorpions

I failed. We quit getting our house sprayed over a year ago, it might even be two.  It’s been long enough that I honestly don’t remember when the last time was that we had “the bug guy” come out. I … Continue reading

Posted in bugs, scorpions | 5 Comments

It’s Starting to Warm Up

No 100 degree days yet, but soon.  Humidity is barely holding on to the double digits.  It was 11% yesterday when I checked. A quick tour around the garden. After wind the last week my cilantro (that has gone to … Continue reading

Posted in apples, basil, beans, bugs, chamomile, charleston gray watermelon, cucumbers, Desert King Watermelon, Dripping Springs Ollas, Old Time Tennessee Melons, peppers, spring garden, tomatoes, zucchini | 6 Comments

Pests and Failings

How is that for a title?  I could have written something a little more pessimistic, I had contemplated, Failures, Major Failures, and Oh Dear Lord, Can I do Anything Right?, but I thought that was was a little too much drama. Let’s … Continue reading

Posted in bugs, Chickens, flies, mice, peppers | 13 Comments

What’s Bugging Me

Bugs are an issue. We’ve always had our house sprayed (except for the garden), until this year.  This is the first year we’ve had chickens and I love the fact that they can roam around the yard in the evenings … Continue reading

Posted in black widow spiders, bugs, crickets, scorpions | 5 Comments