Picture by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 14 September 2012.
I like snakes: they eat rodents, and I’m allergic to rodents.
But the dogs don’t like snakes that trespass on their area near the house.
They left this one in the middle of the walkway from the house to the carport.
You see it in the truck on the way to somewhere else.
Turtle eggs, Okra Paradise Farms: Unfortunately something ate them John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman, Brown Dog, Yellow Dog, Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 21 June 2012
Pictures of Gretchen Quarterman with the planted longleaf (Pinus palustris) by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 17 April 2012.
Almost all of them survived the prescribed burn, and many of them are quite tall. The planted little bluestem and big bluestem are also thriving, along with native verbena, and some less savory invasive exotics, including trash along the road. Plus Gretchen’s favorite: dog fennel! And along the fence row cedars, pecans, plums, grapes, wild cherry, and a gopher tortoise. Here’s a flickr slideshow: