Lunar New Year is observed today, 22 January 2023, beginning a Year of the Rabbit! This only happens every 12 years according to the Chinese zodiac, so this year is pretty darn special. (Newbies to this blog, take a look at these posts and this post to see how much rabbits are honored and adored… Continue reading Year of the Rabbit!🐇Year of the Rabbit!
Lil’ Bit Snoozy This young cottontail relaxed in our backyard on a recent afternoon. As I worked outside, I peeked time to time at the little cutie. Eventually, head hit the pillow 😊 The image in-between features Bunnytail Grass (Lagurus ovatus) on a throw given to me by a friend.
Rabbit, Rabbit!* *If you are unfamiliar with the practice of saying this phrase at the beginning of a new month, you can read more at this external link.
Here’s the scoop on happenings at Fuzzybuns Urban Farm as we head into a new month of growing. There’s beauty, there’s death, there’s tiny, there’s tall. And there’s evil. Japanese Beetles have arrived this week. I know it’s not their fault they live here, but I do resent them anyway. They’ve alighted on my grape… Continue reading July FUFpdate!
Seems it will not be a white Christmas where I live. As someone who loves snow, I am a bit bummed. But there’s no reason to begrudge brown-green Christmas. I think it reminds us about the active ecologies that we do not typically give attention to at this time of year. As we celebrate big… Continue reading Celebrating the Longest Night
aka What to actually do with “rabbit cages” Take a look at the photo above. Notice anything? Besides the blurry resolution. And not the almost-hidden utility pole. Not the charlie creeping into the edge of the bed, either. I mean the ‘rabbit cages’. There are three of them in this photo. Really! And today I… Continue reading Plant Jail 🙂
Three questions, three reasons, three ideas Two weeks ago, I did my typical morning look out the window to observe what had changed overnight in the yard. Finches on the feeder. Usual. Wren at typical post on the arbor. Green garden still growing well. And, did I just see something move *inside* the fenced raised… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Rabbits