A large part of my “sandwalk” has been declared a prohibited area by “Natuurmonumenten“. The last bit of sympathy for this organization has also disappeared. On their site they show some nice photos and texts : Is your heart in nature? At Natuurmonumenten we give plants and animals a larger habitat. This is the backyardContinue reading “a piece of my sandwalk was stolen”
Wealth is a deep understanding of the natural world. Bill Mollison An intensive monoculture is the breeding ground for unwanted viruses and diseases … That is why people should keep 1.5 meters away from each other …But how many cows, chickens, pigs, etc. are kept in a modern barn?How much corn, wheat, soy, grain, etc.Continue reading “Just sitting on our porch, wasting time …”
This week during the warmer evenings in the spring it is nice to do nothing outside in the garden … except watching and making pictures.
A few days ago someone from pest control came by at our request and here and there put out special food for rats in our garden.Today one of the many young rats showed up … Marjan and I felt very guilty when we saw before our eyes how this beautiful young rat was going toContinue reading “a dying young rat”
There is a lot of animal life in our garden. From big to small, from fun to ugly, from useful to harmful, from sweet to evil, etc …There is also a rat family that has made a well-hidden den somewhere. The family is too big to stay in a human environment. The most difficult thingContinue reading “Wildlife in our backyard”
In its simplicity, nature is BEAUTIFUL. Maarten van Roozendaal sang about it a long time ago …
The weather report said 29, but in our garden, it was 34 degrees Celcius (93,2 degrees Fahrenheit) … So, I spent this afternoon in my garden, doing nothing. Well not exactly nothing; I made some photos …
It’s nice to try to take pictures in the middle of the night with the available light.
The last few days it is so hot in the Netherlands that our dog is lying inside in the shade as much as possible. Tonight Marjan gave him a shower with the garden hose …
I saw you lying in the middle of the gardenOn the bare grass matnakedyou discoloredI could see your ribsyou were wetby sweat or morning dew you invited me to take a picture………..because a picture tells more than a thousand words