Diane Lockspeiser

OH, DEER — MARCH 2021

OH, DEER -- MARCH 2021

   The other change was that the deer prints started going right up to our bedroom window, where the lower branches of a large arborvitae were soon eaten away. We have never before seen any sign of deer coming anywhere near the house, so I figured it must be slim pickings for food out there this year.

WINTER OLYMPICS – February 2021

WINTER OLYMPICS  - February 2021

Diane has figured out how to sweep her hill.

HOE, HOE, HOE! December 2020

HOE, HOE, HOE! December 2020

    Small gardens are easy to maintain, especially for a younger, more agile person. Very large gardens are quite another story, and aging adds on a whole new dimension of aches and limitations

SUNFLOWER SEED DOMINOES — October 2020

SUNFLOWER SEED DOMINOES — October 2020

I knew the sunflower seeds were ripe when the bluejays arrived. And all summer I had heard many gardeners complain about chipmunks.

THE BIGGEST PEST OF ALL — September 2020

Diane experiments with various traps in search of a deterrent to keep pests at bay in her gardent.

A BIGGER PEST EMERGES — August 2020

While weeding Diane was bitten buy a yellow jacket. She tells us all about a trap she concocted.