Re: [gardeners] Gardening in Bastrop

margaret lauterbach (
Wed, 24 May 2000 09:58:06 -0600

At 02:40 AM 5/24/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>    Down South many of the birds raise at least 2 broods, many raise 3.
>Cardinals, Mockingbirds, Carolina Chickadees, Blue Birds, Mourning Doves,
>Carolina Wrens are just a few that come to mind that do nest here.
>    Ruby-throated Hummingbirds take bird baths in the dew trapped on the
>larger leaves, like corn.
>    I'm trying to find some ducks. They don't scratch like Guinea Hens.
>Chickens peck at tomatos. Emus step on stuff with their big feet. They are
>nuts about tomatos, too.
>    Allen
>    Bastrop Co., SE Central TX
>    Zone 8
Banty hens are good, Allen. They may go after cucumbers, though. Margaret L