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March 12th, 2015

AH – you always know that spring is right around the corner here when the wasps and flies come out of the woodwork, literally! There’s a constant buzz in the house of flies and wasps in the windows.
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It’s really rather annoying, the constant buzz, the insects flying around, the wasps hiding in your shoes and stinging you if you don’t notice them there. There’s no walking around in socks because the wasps are everywhere.
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Every time the flies come out I have to laugh and think about The Bucolic Plague. They deal with an infestation of flies in their new home as well. The good thing is that our new little cat LOVES to chase and catch them all, so it keeps her occupied and out of my seedlings. I guess there is a silver lining in almost everything.

Are there any negative side effects of spring in your home/garden?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.