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Post  boog1 on 5/13/2011, 9:51 am

after checkin out the garden smokin a cig i walked back in the house walked back in the livin room to watch yard crashers and i look down an see this with my cat right behind him swatiing at its tail witch is moving back an worth


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Post  pattipan on 5/13/2011, 11:13 am

affraid affraid affraid

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Post  hartge01 on 5/13/2011, 11:22 am

NICE! I hope he sticks around.

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Post  nancy on 5/13/2011, 11:25 am

Awesome!!

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Post  ferhoodled on 5/13/2011, 3:18 pm

EEK!!! Shocked I know he is harmless, but I would freak out if I saw him in my garden. Gave me a little shiver...

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Post  walshevak on 5/13/2011, 3:44 pm

As this one was in the house, I would definately freak.

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Post  buttaflie143 on 5/13/2011, 3:59 pm

What is it? I'm afraid to look and see...

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Post  Tril on 5/13/2011, 4:34 pm

A stripey!! Ok... a garter snake, but we always called them stripies. LOL Love them. Be careful, though... the big ones bite. Not poisonous, but it hurts. Especially since they don't usually like to let go. Wink Spent many a summer day looking for these. The babies make great pocket pets for a day.

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/13/2011, 5:30 pm

I think it's great. I would encourage him to stick around, too. He will keep things in order in that garden.

I can guarantee you that you won't have any moles in your yard for awhile, either. Best mole repellant on earth is a Garter Snake.

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Post  Smartchick on 5/13/2011, 5:43 pm

*hee hee* If my mom had that in her house she would have had a heart attack! I was forever picking up garter snakes as a kid. It was my job to "patrol" the yard before my mom or dad mowed and before my mom went to hang out clothes and remove any offenders. I was always told that the little ones are males and the big ones are females so maybe it's the females that bite?? I would have loved to see your cat "playing" with it though. Garter snakes are welcome in my garden anytime!

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Post  boog1 on 5/13/2011, 5:59 pm

i remember once when i was at one of my parents old houses that hada basement door to the outside my mom litarly bolted up the basement steps screaming "michaellllllllllllllll theres a snake in the basement" affraid affraid affraid affraid i walk down there expecting ta see 30 foot boa the way she was actin it was a garner snake all of 5 inchs long i laughed so hard my sides hurt

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Post  Old Hippie on 5/13/2011, 8:58 pm

Was it in the house or the garden? While I like snakes, (my son had a Columbian Red Tailed Boa for a few years) I would like it in the garden. I would NOT like it in the house.

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Post  Miss M on 5/13/2011, 10:27 pm

Cool! Not the in the living room part affraid , but definitely the in the garden part Cool !

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Post  spankyleatherlips on 5/14/2011, 12:00 pm

I am afraid to look in my TT now...........EWWWWW Shocked

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Post  boog1 on 5/14/2011, 1:00 pm

it was in the middle of the living room on the floor coiled up with the cat laying behind it playing with its tail gwynn. took it outside and put it in the strawberry patch to take a pic of it, so as not to have "other half" freak out.

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Post  quiltbea on 5/14/2011, 1:49 pm

Lucky you. That's a good friend for your garden.

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Post  walshevak on 5/14/2011, 8:39 pm

Copperhead in the garden today. Now dead! A garter snake I'll shoo away, a copperhead, dead. Grandchildren play in the yard.

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Post  walshevak on 5/16/2011, 6:15 am

from the Philippine friends. They found this in the storage hut a few days ago.




Yep folks, that is a genuine cobra.

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Post  Tril on 5/16/2011, 6:50 am

Two things I don't miss about living in the PI... the snakes and the giant black scorpions. I still have the habit of "tapping out" my shoes before I put them on.

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Post  martha on 5/16/2011, 12:58 pm

Not to the point, but, Tril, your photo is gorgeous! I used to have a cat whose nickname was Trillium, because she trilled a lot. But the trillium we planted in her honor upon her departure was white. I never knew about such gorgous ones as yours!

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Post  Tril on 5/16/2011, 4:35 pm

Trillium are my favorite wildflower. I especially love the red/maroon ones that grow in abundance around here! Smile

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Post  Old Hippie on 5/16/2011, 5:12 pm

Thank you for both those posts Walshevek. Reminds me why my Zone 3b is such a wonderful zone! I am okay with boa constrictors but I can not deal with poisonous things.

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