Tickseed: FOTD September 3, 2020

Our yard outside of the “Fenced In Zone” is going to contain a lot of tickseed. I love how they flower for the whole season and I love that the deer and bunnies don’t eat them. Zoe likes them, too, because there are Leopard Frogs living under them. The frogs eat the bugs and keep…

Zen Zinnias Into Sunset ~ FOTD

I’m in my late forties. Can you believe I had never heard of or grew Zinnias until last season? I bought some seeds at the store in 2019, not really knowing what they were. I planted a few in a spot in the ground and I planted some in a pot and then I forgot!…

FOTD: 12.05.19 ~ Truly Deer Resistant ~ Poppy

Since our property is so “raw” right now, I had thrown down some wildflower seeds in the spring and a whole bunch of poppies sprouted up in an array of beautiful colors. The Deerski Family thought they were pretty, as well, and didn’t eat them so I’m adding this flower to my Truly Deer Resistant…

FOTD: 11.26.19 ~ Truly Deer Resistant ~ False Indigo

I was not familiar with False Indigo until we moved onto this property. It was planted by a previous owner of the property and the Deerski Family has no interest in this plant ~ None, Zilch, Nada. It took a little bit of research to figure out what kind of plant it was. I don’t…

FOTD: 11.23.19 ~ Truly Deer Resistant ~ Snap Dragon

We did not plant these, We can only guess that the seed fell out of a bird’s ~ A🐦🐦 ~ and it grew. This area by the Bay is heavily travelled by the Deerski Family and this photo was taken by me on November 5th so we deem the Snap Dragon a Truly Deer Resistant…