Garden fairies here.
We are garden fairies and we have stepped in at this time to save this blog from sure and certain extinction because a certain person seems to have become quite lax in providing any new blog posts.
So, we are garden fairies, and we have taken it upon ourselves to find some pictures and post some updates ourselves.
First off, we found some pictures of elephants. Apparently, while we are sleeping during the day a certain person is going off to do stuff like go to the zoo.
We garden fairies do not as a rule go to zoos. However, we do enjoy seeing pictures of some of the animals, though we were not impressed by the snake pictures.
This one in particular caught our attention because of the garden tools in the cage with the snake.
Now we have learned from a trusted authority that a certain person has not yet seen a snake in her garden and she is quite happy about that. Seeing this snake around garden tools was quite enough for her.
We are garden fairies, we don’t like to see snakes in the garden, either. And for those of you won’t don’t see the snake, look in the lower left corner. That’s usually a good place to find anything, isn’t it?
Anyway, we are garden fairies and we have too many responsibilities in this garden to go off to zoos and other such places. We must stay here and open flowers, make seeds, and otherwise make sure this garden doesn’t become a complete and total waste land of weeds.
Let us tell you, speaking of weeds, we garden fairies could use some help in the weeding department. And mulching, too. A certain person could be of help, but she, as we have noted, is off doing who knows what.
In the meantime, we are garden fairies and there is no way we can leave a blog post with the last picture being of a snake, so we are offering the following to erase that snake image from everyone’s minds.
We are garden fairies and we have been having such fun with zinnias this summer. Really, we’ve done our best job ever with zinnias and hope a certain person plants them again next year.
We are certain she will.
We are garden fairies.
Violet Greenpea Maydreams, Chief Scribe and Primary Snake Handler here at May Dreams Gardens (not that anyone has ever seen a snake here, but if they did, Violet will be ready for it.)
I have seen several snakes in my garden and I consider it a good thing. If they don't actually eat the rodents I expect they make them a bit more wary. Of course it is easy for me to tolerate snakes since I live in an area that's too cold for the poisonous ones.
I hope to never see a snake in my garden. My girls liked the snake house at the zoo when they were young but they liked the cute mice in the one cage best. I never explained why they were there.
Personally, I have not seen any snakes in my garden. But years ago, my parents.
Lisa at Greenbow says
What a cute post. However my garden fairies can assure your garden fairies that snakes are a good thing in the garden. My garden fairies like to ride the snakes across the garden. The snake makes it easier to slip around under the plants. No worries here. What a unique display in the snake house. I have never seen my snake around my garden implements. It usually curls up in a sunny spot to warm up. Then it goes around eating all the slugs and rollly pollies it can find. I wish it would eat more snails.
Hey, fairies, give her a break! Isn't retirement a time to do what you diddly darn well please? She'll eventually get back to the garden with renewed energy.
Lee@A Guide to Northeastern Gardening says
I agree…you guys can hold up the fort a bit while Carol is enjoying some retirement time. About the snakes…used to have them in the garden as a child growing up. There seems to be less of them now, but we have other critters such as squirrels and raccoons. It was always a thrill to see little garter snakes, since it was always a surprise visit!