September 14, 2007

Darwin's Frog Puke

Status on the garden. The boys gave me a cool ceramic frog planter for my birthday as Iíd requested. They also gave me these two tiny ceramic frogs that arenít really planters as they are so small, but they have their mouths open.


See where this is going?

I decided to put the little ceramic frogs inside other planters, hanging over the edge, and to plant one little sprig coming out of their mouths so they look like theyíre hurling. Iím going to try to get a like plant of what it would be hurling to sit underneath it so it looks like itís thrown up a lot of plant.

I have too much time on my hands.

I suspect over time, this will become the garden from hell.

As of now, the squirrel is gone. I think itís not dead, just pissed as there is no food. I decided when the birdfeeder got low on feed, not to replenish until fall as the winter migration starts. For awhile I had one squirrel and a stupid frog living in my birdbath.

The suicidal orchid has opted to stick around.

A couple of these plants are growing like frickiní weeds, which leads me to believeÖ they just might be. WeedsÖ that is.

Meanwhile, my hanging plant, that was some sort of thorny rosey thing, has decided to go yellow on me and die. VW was here yesterday and said it is not getting enough nutrients and I need to feed it.

Mmmm. I decided it doesnít need to live that bad. She told me that she had a friend that used to have this beautiful garden she marveled over. When she said something to her friend, her friend informed her if the plant couldnít hack it, she threw it out and bought new.

Thatís my new theory.

Forget the garden from hell. I have Darwinís garden.

So the rosey thorny hanging plant is history this weekend while I find something to replace it as well as Iíll be buying a plant for my new frog planter and simulated plant puke for the little frogs.

Looks to be a cheery weekend!

YesÖ Iím sure pictures to follow.

Posted by Boudicca at September 14, 2007 08:12 PM | TrackBack

Weed-puking frogs? Now that's an image.

Posted by: Bob at September 14, 2007 09:54 PM

Are those frogs "heava pets?"

Posted by: That 1 Guy at September 14, 2007 10:30 PM

Bob- Well I hope to get an image. My boys and I are really excited about this puking frog thing!

T1G- LOL!!! Ahhh, you are onto something. Hmmm. Darwin's Garden and Heava Pets.

Posted by: Bou at September 15, 2007 08:43 AM

I like the Darwinian gardening approach too.. but sometimes there are plants I WANT to grow, but just haven't found the right place for, so I keep trying.

Posted by: Nancy at September 15, 2007 06:50 PM