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Monday, April 21, 2014

Nature Notes: Natural Lawn Mowers

Canadian Geese pitch in to mow grass the natural way. They also provide nature's own fertilizer which isn't necessarily all good until the manure has broken down over time.

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14 comments:

Łucja-Maria said...

Hi hi hi goose is a real mower.
Greetings.

Indrani said...

Great pics. of nature's fertilizer plants.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh yes -- reminds me of Oregon where I definitely have a love/hate relationship with the many Canada geese that surround us, because of the fertilizer that happens. But they are beautiful proud birds.

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Kalantikan said...

Oh they will not be safe if they are here! Those droppings are so very very minute as fertilizers, maybe negligible to the needs of the grasses.

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

Beautiful nature photo

thanks

sharplittlepencil.com said...

Geese are so beautiful in the sky... but on the ground, people cannot stand them! I, for one, appreciate their useful production... if only they would realize that "grass doesn't grow on a busy sidewalk," lol.

Carver, many thanks for your kind words regarding the passing of Riley's friend Nina. I'll be around more now, but needed some time to collect myself. Peace, Amy

Karen said...

I love Canadian Geese. A nice capture!

Naquillity said...

they look to be hard at mowing that lawn too. such good workers... have a great day~

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

These geese are too poopy for my yard.

eileeninmd said...

They must be finding something there, I hope they stay safe so close to the street. Great shot. Have a happy week!

Carole M. said...

suburbia still offers them a treat...

Linda said...

So that's where some of our Canada geese go! Love your photos. :)

Arija said...

Geese are great lawn mowers if a bit slippery under foot.

Rambling Woods said...

Yes it is that time of year for sure and they are big poopers...Michelle

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