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Hello everyone!

Sharing a few photos of my garden creatures each day for the next several days.

-beans

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Welcome, Bean. I love garden whimsy.


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Welcome, Bean.

Very nice garden friends..it is nice of you to share with us.


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My plan for this weekend will be to photo document (and share) the hiding creatures in my yard.

I've been reading AGF for the past year. Decided to finally join.

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We are very happy that you did join. I think you will be happy here. We are a friendly & helpful group.

When you are ready, please come down to Banter Hall & tell us a bit about yourself.
Banter Hall is where we come to share our day & what is happening.

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Hi and welcome Bean...thanks for sharing your pics with us.


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A few more, from the side yard.

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very nice.
They made me smile.


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I purchased 5 of these "Japanese Note" stones from Lowes around 2011. They each have a different note on them; Love, Hope, Dream, Believe, Smile, etc.

They are in the sun for most of the day. About the summer of 2013, each just started exploding. Not a huge explosion, but enough to make a pop and break up the whole stone in to several smaller pieces without anything flying. I would walk out and find the stone looking like a Doritos potato chip that someone stood on.

The "Love" stone is the only one of that set left.

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That is cute, Bean.
So much of the stuff they make for outdoors has a date with death.


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Some dragons

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The big one is very good. I like them.


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wavy Hi Bean! I've seen those Dragons before, I love them :)


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Hey bean , awesome.. Dragon an a fairy to watch over that.
Where ae you located?
Looks like awesome garden area.


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Tina & Dodge, The Dragon was a beast to get home. Had two guys lift it out of the back of my car. Almost 150 lbs! The fairy was much easier to deal with, as she is just a small amount of copper.


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How sweet that all is


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Such a healthy Asparagus fern. I am impressed.
I love the new pictures.
Happy Sunday to you !!


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You have Frogs !!! thumbup


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Originally Posted by JunieGirl
You have Frogs !!! thumbup


Just a few. I keep spraying them away, but they come back again

There are some owls and many hawks who like to hang out on the phone pole just above the garden shed, but I don't think they like stone froggies too much

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Heavens Carol needs a frog............
Carol I seen the largest an fattest toad yesterday mowing lawn.. OH was he fat.
Just like you would love...............I think he looked at me. LOL Yipes he said


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I have several frogs that I have made in ceramics. One is least 14 inches long. if I ever get my new camera loaded onto this lap top, I will show you guys all of my Frog friends.


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The sun is new. Needed something for a huge blank wall, and the sun seemed all too perfect

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That is pretty, Bean. How big is it?


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Originally Posted by Tina
That is pretty, Bean. How big is it?


From Lowes, this is the one
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I'm not sure how big, maybe 30" or 40" from a tip to tip. The darkness of the inner glass changes from a golden yellow to a deep orange, depending on how the sun hits it.

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Very cute..........


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In the front, another sun was used to cover up some cords coming out of the side of a wall along the entry; thinking that if I cannot detract attention from those unsightly cords, make them look good.

In another corner, where my neighbor replaced one of their front fences with a white fence, and left an unmatched brick wall, I stuck a pelican in the corner. It still needs to be leveled in to the dirt, but at least the attention is now shared, rather than focused on the three different types of fences.

Everyone is happy

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Yes, that's a good focal point to detract from the fences.


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Clever you be....... heart

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1. I normally add these plastic colored aquarium trinkets around the soil of the rose bushes to keep the neighbor's cats away (it works!) but just recently stuck a few in the small-cactus pots as a way to add a bit more zing!

2. More fun stuff from the aquarium store. Sea shells and a ceramic ox skull.

The cactus probably don't mind one bit.

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I love seashells around my desert plants in SoCal. Cute with the plastic trinkets.


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Love the bunnies and pelican.




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What is your planting zone? That fern look great.




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Originally Posted by Bestofour
What is your planting zone? That fern look great.


Southern California, north of Los Angeles city.

The fern grows so quickly and is very territorial. It gets cut back each month. Even so, it's still difficult for the lemon tree to get some decent water

These guys love to bring surprises! It's like they party at night and forget to close when the sun comes up

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aw... how cute !!!
and your plants look so healthy & well cared for too. thumbup


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Originally Posted by JunieGirl
aw... how cute !!!
and your plants look so healthy & well cared for too. thumbup


Thank you so much!

Found this little guy hanging out

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It's cute but I'm not so sure it's healthy for the plant.


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Originally Posted by Tina
It's cute but I'm not so sure it's healthy for the plant.


Not to worry, I get a few of these too

I had a 2016 calendar sitting on the patio table and she just landed on to it. Probably thinking the photo on the front was real

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