What I see in my backyard...

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  1. scifan57

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    Here are some new grapes growing on a vine located in a back alley a few blocks from my place. image.jpg
     
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    Yes, so far my coneflowers have done well each year since I planted them. They need to be divided again, since it spreads quickly! The butterflies seem to really love it. I need to get some bee balm too for my hummingbirds. :)

    Do you know if the neighbors use it for wine, Sci?
     
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    Probably not, there's only one small vine. You'd be lucky to get enough grapes to make a glass of wine.
     
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    We also have grapes growing on our back fence too. However, we can never get to them because the crows love them!
     
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    Have you thought of placing some netting over the vines to stop the crows from feasting on your grapes?
     
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    No not really. I think it'd be more of a hassle for me to try to save it. I believe my husband tried to eat some of it before and it was bitter. I don't think we'd know what to do with it anyways, so better the birds have it than us! :)
     
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    image.jpg One of the local squirrels in my back yard.
     
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    Instructor, trainee, or not yet in your Academy?
     
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    He's a freshman on a recon training mission.
     
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    He looks very well fed! :)

    The Dorm Food must be delicious! :)
     
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    Nothing but the best for the students of the Scifan Squirrel Training Academy.:)
     
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    All organic and gourmet foods up in Regina!! :)
     
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    Well I guess it's my turn to post now. Lately I have been walking a different path through my subdivision and along a new walk path by my house. Each day when I walk, I see a group of deer...2 fawns and it's mom. This is where I saw the 2 little ones today....image.jpg
     
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    What a great photo! And what a nice, peaceful residential division you live in skimonkey. Is there a protected wooded area or sheltered scrub nearby for them to retire to?
    Now looking for a smiley that depicts envy:)
    Andrew
     
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    Ouch . . . Ouch . . . SCREAMMMMM . . . Ouch Ouch . . .
    The ANTS . .
    How such a small creature creates so much pain . . . must have been bitten by half dozen of them . . . .:mad:
    Blessed those who never been bitten.;)
     
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