We dined with The Very Hungry Caterpillar, befriended Percival the Plain Little Caterpillar, and watched what happens Because a Little Bug went Ka-CHOO. Charlotte’s Web was spun above us, and A Bug’s Life ensued below; the itsy-bitsy spider climbed up the water spout and the old lady swallowed the fly. Jiminy Cricket! And then the bugs crawled from the pages and into our lives; beetles scooped into leaf-filled jars, daddy longlegs dangled … [Read more...]
What Works as a Woodpecker Deterrent?
Woodpeckers are generally pretty popular, and with good reason. They’re attractive birds, they’re fascinating to watch, and they can make one heck of a racket when they drum on the siding of your house. No, wait—that last thing is what gets people so angry at woodpeckers. But, no worries, because if you’re looking for a woodpecker deterrent, or how to get rid of woodpeckers—or, say, how to encourage them to find other things to do—this article … [Read more...]