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Name: Deb
Pacific NW (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Organic Gardener Deer Ferns Herbs Dragonflies
Spiders! Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Birds Fruit Growers Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Feb 27, 2018 7:06 PM CST
What a cute little critter (chipmunk?) I don't get either chipmunks or squirrels in my yard, although they do live out in my back woods. I rather envy those who do have them, even though they can apparently become nuisances.
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: Kat Enns
Castlegar British Columbia, Ca (Zone 5b)
Region: Canadian
Feb 27, 2018 7:55 PM CST
Half of what I grow has some value for birds, insects and wildlife in general. I love the opportunity to see these creatures in my garden, and to take photographs, esp of insects!
K. A. Enns
Name: Sean B
Riverhead, NY (Zone 7a)
Plays in the sandbox Xeriscape Herbs The WITWIT Badge Composter Garden Photography
Feb 27, 2018 8:18 PM CST
Chipmunk, yes. Cuter than squirrels. Had too many of them at my last home. They loved to shallow burrow in the vegetable garden. NOT wonderful. Here no chipmunks, but I'm swimming in squirrels and they dig through the garden and the lawn, and plant thousands of acorns. About half of them bloom. Blooming acorn pulling is an annual major exercise event.
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
Feb 27, 2018 8:50 PM CST
That is the prettiest picture with the cutest little Chipmunk! Lovey dubby We don't have Chipmunks here but do have hundreds of squirrels! They plant acorns in my container plants and I find little oak seedlings sprouting every year. For a long time I put peanuts (in the shells) in the bird feeders and the squirrels were apparently burying them in the yard because one year I found peanut plants sprouting in the lawn. I didn't realize what it was until I dug one and it still had the shell attached. It had me experimenting and I took peanuts and stuck them in soil in a hanging basket and sure enough ... peanut plants. Smiling
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~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot! ~

Name: Leon
Indiana (Zone 5a)
Light is the shadow of God!
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Region: United States of America Region: Indiana Vegetable Grower
Garden Ideas: Master Level Peonies Hummingbirder Cat Lover Dog Lover Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Feb 28, 2018 7:28 AM CST
These little cuties look like miniature squirrels. We have a few on the property, but I have never seen any damages caused by them. They are most welcome here.
Lux Umbra Dei
Even a fool, when he shuts his mouth, is counted (as being) wise.Proverbs 17:28

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