Nature is singing me lots of blog inspiration. I’m working on a long essay at the moment and some poetry off line. This is from a series over at my pearlz dreaming space but it fits here as well.
Yesterday I read the following from David Attenborough:
“Where in 1945 it was thought that the way to solve the problem was to create wildlife parks and nature reserves, that is no longer an option. They are not enough now. The whole countryside should be available for wildlife. The suburban garden, roadside verges … all must be used.”
I agree. We have bush turkeys, ibis, crows, and cockatoos frequent our back yard. They enrich our lives.
The down side is that we can’t start a vegetable patch outside because of the bush turkeys digging holes everywhere. However the upside is that they love eating all our scraps and it’s kind of cool they are protected and have the run of the neighbourhoods. We are going to start a vegetable patch on the veranda. I’d love to attract more butterflies to the backyard…
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