Denizens and visitors

To the benefit of all sentient beings… I thought about doing a photo piece on beneficial plants that I grow, but got hung up. The strictest definition in gardening parlance of a beneficial plant is one that benefits the gardener and their plants by attracting creatures, usually insects, that are predatory or parasitic in nature of other creatures deemed “undesirable”, (though sometimes also pollinators). Then at other times some folks feel that plants that attract hummingbirds or butterflies are what constitute “beneficial” plants, and that’s fine too. However when the raccoon or opossum visit at night and taste, borrow, (steal!)  my tomatoes, the coyote munches grapes and plums, or when… Read More

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