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Forum: Invasive & Potentially Invasive Flora 08-12-2020, 09:21 PM
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Posted By dapjwy
I just searched this site...only one post came...

I just searched this site...only one post came up...apparently, there was discussion about comments made on another site--that is where the debate was, not actually on Wildlife Gardeners forum,...
Forum: Invasive & Potentially Invasive Flora 08-12-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 24
Posted By dapjwy
That is actually depressing. I have only heard...

That is actually depressing. I have only heard of a small fraction of those arguments.

Many years ago, right here on Wildlife Gardeners, there was a discussion about being called "plant nazis". ...
Forum: Invasive & Potentially Invasive Flora 08-11-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 24
Posted By dapjwy
Study First to Confirm Invasive Plants Threaten Native Wildlife

I would think most of us here are not surprised, but it is nice to have a study confirm this...


"Researchers at Virginia Tech have confirmed that when invasive plants take over an area, they...
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-06-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
Thank you. Me, too. I fixed it--reposted...

Thank you. Me, too.

I fixed it--reposted the pic upright.

...I only hope it looks this good or better in its final placement. :) (I expect it will--I'm a stickler for details.)
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-05-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
I was very productive today. :) I began...

I was very productive today. :)

I began digging out a mini-wetland to adjoin the main pond and make it blend better with the outlet stream and dry creekbed path I am creating.

I moved the...
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-05-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
Thank you. The slope lends itself to a...

Thank you.

The slope lends itself to a stream...over the years, i have realized that a stream alone would not look right, but spilling from pool to pool should look great.

Just today, I was...
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-05-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
I am happy to have a wetland...but I picture it...

I am happy to have a wetland...but I picture it at the bottom...and along the edges of the ponds. I will have to fix the top pond, but I hope to leave some of the wetland species along the edges. ...
Forum: Aquatic Animals 08-05-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 266
Posted By dapjwy
No, in the main, largest pond. Although,...

No, in the main, largest pond.

Although, there could be tadpoles in the one upper pond that is covered in ducked. I never look.
Forum: Aquatic Animals 08-04-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 266
Posted By dapjwy
More tadpoles on the way...this time, apparently,...

More tadpoles on the way...this time, apparently, green frogs. I found egg masses the other day, and they seem to have all hatched already.
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Forum: Rain Gardens 08-04-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
Sorry for the confusion. The two ponds are...

Sorry for the confusion.

The two ponds are at the bottom...and i am adding a stream and/or dry streambed path to join them.

I have not yet dug out the stream into the slope or the pools for it...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 08-03-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
Thank you for the information. Too bad it...

Thank you for the information.

Too bad it seems like we'll have to wait to order.
Forum: Rain Gardens 08-01-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,406
Posted By dapjwy
I am still plugging away. I like how things...

I am still plugging away.

I like how things are shaping up. Joining the two ponds visually is working out nicely...if a bit slowly (heat and humidity keep me from making longer and faster...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 08-01-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
That is awesome! If you come across the...

That is awesome!

If you come across the recipe, please share.
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 07-30-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
I thought the phrasing was a little vague...I...

I thought the phrasing was a little vague...I recall the word "control"....which made me think it might control it for a season. Maybe I dudnt read carefully.
Forum: Birds Including Raptors & Hummers 07-27-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,754
Posted By dapjwy
A common yellowthroat, I believe...not common to...

A common yellowthroat, I believe...not common to me! I was thrilled to see one in our yard.
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Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-27-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 647
Posted By dapjwy
Wow! You accomplished a lot. It looks great.

Wow! You accomplished a lot.

It looks great.
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 07-27-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
I like the idea that (supposedly) little to no...

I like the idea that (supposedly) little to no herbicide leaches into the soil.

The success rate sounds great, but is that control or eradication?
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 07-27-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: North American News and Current Events 07-25-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 647
Posted By dapjwy
I bet the view from there is wonderful...I can...

I bet the view from there is wonderful...I can glimpse the water beyond. Just sitting on the bench and soaking it all in would be awesome.

I like to read, but I rarely do. I used to think I'd...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 07-25-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 288
Posted By dapjwy
I am trying the repeated mowing on my relatively...

I am trying the repeated mowing on my relatively small infestation...but, I will keep the injection method in the back of my mind if it mind to that.
Forum: Help Identifying Plants 07-25-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By dapjwy
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-25-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 320
Posted By dapjwy
:) I hope we both get to read it soon.

:)

I hope we both get to read it soon.
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-20-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 320
Posted By dapjwy
Thank you, Skip. I am definitely interested in...

Thank you, Skip. I am definitely interested in plant communities and naturally occurring companion plants. Maybe I should go with theTallamy Dark book.

(I actually think that is the one I...
Forum: Landscape and Garden Design 07-20-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 320
Posted By dapjwy
I agree, why would they do that to customers? ...

I agree, why would they do that to customers?

Im.glad you got a new seedling. I hope it thrives for you.
Forum: Natural Areas 07-20-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 26,073
Posted By dapjwy
Very cool. :) I have to get out there.

Very cool. :)

I have to get out there.
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