Friday, May 28, 2010


The mountain ash trimmings were the last to be picked up and bagged until, that is, I saw mama rabbit nibbling at them. Maybe it was the unripened berries that she wanted, but on closer inspection, no, it was the leaves that she was nibbling.
Last night I decided to leave them for her for the morning's meal. Sure enough this morning she was nibbling away. On and off all day I spied her sneaking out to grab a bite. Now this evening she guards her stash in the cool shade. ..Mr. Robin close by inspecting the border for worms rising from the earth after a heavy soaking by the wench. I think I'll have to name her soon...we're getting pretty chummy with each other.
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6 comments:

  1. Too sweet! And, so nice of you to leave the pile out for mamma bunny. They must taste yummy!

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  2. She is so pretty! I hope you get a picture of the babies dancing around the garden. You are so thoughtful to leave the trimmings out for her. I love it when people go out of their way to be kind to animals. We need more of that.

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  3. another winner,
    simply beautiful!

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  4. Oh gosh, Julie would be singing the Cinderella song. She has had the same bunny in her garden for a few years now. He lays outside the fence teasing the beagles. They call him "Relax-a-Bun".

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  5. Suz!!! This is the best photo. Wow. So peaceful and sweet. I love you keeping the brush there for the mama bunny. I just love you!

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