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Forum: North American Wildlife 08-13-2020, 02:03 PM
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Posted By havalotta
Ooooops Must not have had my thinking cap on...

Ooooops Must not have had my thinking cap on very well when I blurted that one out :blush

Just like some of the florals I now know....
The Vincas verses the periwinkles. When I first started in...
Forum: North American Wildlife 08-13-2020, 06:19 AM
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Posted By havalotta
It does look catlike. Could also possibly be a...

It does look catlike. Could also possibly be a cougar
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-06-2020, 08:35 AM
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Posted By havalotta
I like that last photo of your attempt at making...

I like that last photo of your attempt at making it look like one big looming rock. Hehehhe
Forum: Aquatic Animals 08-04-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By havalotta
WOW In your wetland at the top?

WOW
In your wetland at the top?
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-04-2020, 05:51 PM
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Posted By havalotta
I like the movement of your stream very much down...

I like the movement of your stream very much down that slope!
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-04-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 381
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Posted By havalotta
Isn't that exactly what you've been striving for?...

Isn't that exactly what you've been striving for?
Nothing wrong with a wetland filled with plants and blending in with it's surroundings.
Looking like it's been there all along sounds perfect!...
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-04-2020, 11:48 AM
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Posted By havalotta
I don't think i'm envisioning things right. I...

I don't think i'm envisioning things right.
I thought..... the beginning of the stream was near your home and then on down the hill to a pond or two.
Is that the case and those being the two ponds...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-30-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
Thank you Just outside the brick system is...

Thank you
Just outside the brick system is where I'll be putting twigs once we hopefully install more rip rap come Winter to keep the bay at bay.
As it stands, that area is still in the...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-29-2020, 09:39 AM
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Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
Thank you! It was.... A real work in progress ...

Thank you! It was.... A real work in progress

June 26th
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Pea gravel set back in place, bricks beneath the central firepit leveled and ring rebuilt...
A quick swoosh of the broom clears...
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 07-28-2020, 06:32 AM
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Views: 5,752
Posted By havalotta
Pretty bird...

Pretty bird...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-27-2020, 11:12 AM
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Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
June 19th Repair of the blown out culvert that...

June 19th
Repair of the blown out culvert that had created sink holes was basically removing topsoil, mixing cement and slathering it over holes that should have been capped off previous to their...
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 07-27-2020, 07:22 AM
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Posted By havalotta
I'd guess it to be a young white winged dove not...

I'd guess it to be a young white winged dove not able to fly on it's own much yet See: Dove Central (http://www.eastvalleywildlife.org/DoveCentral.html)
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-25-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
What reading time I do is now done between...

What reading time I do is now done between commercials, those being nearly 15 minutes of basically wasted time! I also do a little reading bright and early while overlooking the pond from inside our...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-25-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
Oh yes the hammock dream! I too once thought of...

Oh yes the hammock dream!
I too once thought of that when I moved the young evergreens original owners had planted bayside. They would have grown up blocking that beautiful view soooo planning...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-25-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
June 17th 46719 Spring flush This bed had...

June 17th
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Spring flush
This bed had way too many variables in it last year.
I removed those, multiplied the ground cover and created more uniformity.

Thinking outside the box a few...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-23-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
That bed was the first floral bed I had created...

That bed was the first floral bed I had created (After we put in the pond by the porch) I built it from as many flat stones as I could find and pull from the original rip rap out back when we first...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-23-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 645
Posted By havalotta
June 17th Mother natures finally called the...

June 17th
Mother natures finally called the truce!
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This beds been through torture so many times it's amazing anything in it lived. I transplanted a row of wild phlox down the center of what...
Forum: Sustainability 07-23-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 189
Posted By havalotta
I'm glad I grew up when I did without the ramps...

I'm glad I grew up when I did without the ramps and barriers they have around things now. They spoil the view. I often times wished I hadn't gone back to a favorite sight when I see all the fences...
Forum: North American Native Plants 07-23-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By havalotta
I believe they spread by rhizomes so will take...

I believe they spread by rhizomes so will take advantage of whatever space there is. If they spread too near something other I just snip them off. I've always harvested/ clipped seed heads off after...
Forum: Aquatic Animals 07-20-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 266
Posted By havalotta
Thank you! Simple pleasures. They are the best....

Thank you!
Simple pleasures. They are the best. They don't cost a dime. Free for the viewing.
Like a young child I still yearn to explore, wander, or just sit tight and discover.
Forum: Natural Areas 07-19-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 26,069
Posted By havalotta
I SEE It!!!! It's location is below the big...

I SEE It!!!! It's location is below the big dipper between it and the horizon.
Takes a while for the naked eye to adjust and see it but using a binoculars it's plain as day (only it's night) ;)
Forum: Natural Areas 07-19-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 26,069
Posted By havalotta
Happening right now The comet Neowise! See:...

Happening right now The comet Neowise!
See: https://www.facebook.com/unboxedphotostudios/photos/pcb.124778239292349/124763629293810/
Forum: Aquatic Animals 07-19-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 266
Posted By havalotta
I am too. That was the very reason why I...

I am too. That was the very reason why I orientated my ponds so close to our home. just the reflections of the clouds is a joy. The frogs the insects...Had a cluster of water striders darting here...
Forum: Rain Gardens 07-19-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,402
Posted By havalotta
I don't nap either. Not so far anyway but I do...

I don't nap either. Not so far anyway but I do fall asleep very easily once dinner time is done 6-7pm and downtime on the couch starts as once I begin my day I'm pretty much non stop throughout it...
Forum: Rain Gardens 07-19-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,402
Posted By havalotta
5:28 am...I'm up by 6 everyday no matter what...

5:28 am...I'm up by 6 everyday no matter what time I go to bed. I wake with the morning sun. Summertime's early rise of 4:30 sometime
I'm thinking of what I too, want to accomplish yet this summer...
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