Share the post "Understanding The USDA Hardiness Zones"FacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponE-mailUnderstanding The USDA Hardiness Zones by Robin Follette Reprints by permission. The USDA zones are too often misunderstood. As a result of the misunderstanding, they’re More »
I used to scream and run, sometimes do exotic dances involving foot stomping and yelling words that can’t be repeated here, when I saw a tiny snake. We don’t have big snakes here, nor poisonous snakes. There’s really nothing to be afraid of but it took me about 45 years to accept this as fact. I like snakes now. They eat grasshoppers, slugs and other garden pests and for that, I’m grateful. These ribbon snakes were warming up on a rock beside the garden.