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Postby leafmould » Mar 02, 2007 9:49 am

Taming of the Shrew 8-)
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Postby LucyGoose » Mar 02, 2007 10:05 am

Well, well, well........Hi Leafmould!!! :D
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Postby pauhaus » Mar 02, 2007 10:39 am

Welcome back, Mr. Leafy. You and your pics have been missed! Hope all is well. When I begin to start my hosta seeds I always think of you, your guidance on hosta seed starting and growing on of seedlings has been invaluable to me. All the best. :P
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Postby caliloo » Mar 02, 2007 10:55 am

Welcome back LM!!!!

And thanks for the scary photo.... with my rodent phobia, I am SURE to have nightmares now :eek: :o :eek: :lol:

Hope to see some of your baby photos... they are always a wonderful pick-me-up in the cold dreary winter months.

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Postby DBoweMD » Mar 02, 2007 10:57 am

How can something that crawls around in dirt stay so clean???
Great shot Leafy!
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Postby maidofshade » Mar 02, 2007 11:14 am

Mr Leafmould! Great shot but I would have grabbed a shovel to clobber him instead of the camera :eek: :lol:
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Postby GibbsCorner » Mar 02, 2007 12:10 pm

He probably has one of those fancy shovel-mounted cameras. :D :D

Welcome back, Leafy. It's good to "hear" from you again.

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Postby greenguy » Mar 02, 2007 1:29 pm

That is a fantastic photo!

what did you take it with?


glad your back hope to see some hosta pics also
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Postby leafmould » Mar 02, 2007 3:13 pm

Thanks Guys :P
Vole bad :evil: Shrew good :P :P shrew kill vole and eat'em up 8-)
Bonemeal was on the other side of the shrews tunnel digging furiously, I just got lucky 8-)
Greenguy, I like your insert pic, what is it ?? :P
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Postby greenguy » Mar 02, 2007 3:35 pm

it is a guardian angel leaf

slightly altered so it looks better so small
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Postby newtohosta-no more » Mar 02, 2007 3:45 pm

Well...hey stranger! Good to see you back with us, Leafy! :wink:
As usual...a wonderful pic. Sometimes those critters are so ugly ,they're cute. Sometimes....... :lol:
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Postby maidofshade » Mar 02, 2007 4:32 pm

Who would have known :hmm:
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Postby leafmould » Mar 02, 2007 4:57 pm

Shrews are venomous and can overpower a larger animal with its bite :eek: They will kill voles and eatem, their metabolisim runs hot and they have to feed constantly.
Voles will head for the hills at the first wiff of shrew urine :x
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Postby Patrushka » Mar 02, 2007 5:08 pm

:o Leafy!!! Is it really you? :-?

:D Welcome back! :D

We, unfortunately, killed two shrews in traps last year. :( I sure hope they had a big family.
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Postby renaldo75 » Mar 02, 2007 7:23 pm

Welcome back, Mr. LM!! :P Great pic.

So I spose now you'll be starting a lucrative shrew urine business venture now that hosta lovers near & far know its value... :wink:
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Postby Ginger » Mar 06, 2007 5:07 pm

My thoughts exactly Reldon! I still don't think I have shrews or voles here in OK (at least at my house) but do you think it works on gophers?

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Postby Tigger » Mar 07, 2007 2:32 pm

If you're looking for shrew urine, perhaps Ann Coulter would be willing to contribute. :roll:

Nice to see you again, Leafy.
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Postby Nathalie23 » Mar 17, 2007 8:34 pm

The picture is awesome! :o :D
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