From the Reiter Baltimore Album in the collection
of the Museum of American Folk Art.
Around here everybody else's autumn sedum looks like this.
Mine looks like this.
Last year I thought it might be deer nibbling but now I know the culprits.
Not only do the house finches demand a free drink every evening,
they want a salad bar too.
Photographic evidence. Mrs. Finch to left of pole about to
From the Connecticut Quilt Project
and the Quilt Index.
It's one thing to lose your fruit to the birds.
But the whole plant! They balance on the top of the stem,
bend over and take a bite.
The sedum keep trying to bloom.
I could of course stop providing a happy hour.
But I guess I enjoy the finches more than I would the
These last few birds are from a book Karla Menaugh & I did a few years ago. Juniper & Mistletoe is available in our Etsy shop.
Juniper & Mistletoe by Georgann Eglinski
and the Sewhatevers
The birds squawk if they don't think there is enough water.
I run and get them more.
They are as spoiled as the dog.