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Re: frogs!


How cool to have froggies in your garden.  Good little bug eaters they are!!

On 8/11/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> The eat bugs!.... and snails and worms. Although I have seen one of my
> larger frogs attempt to get a bird, but he isn't quite big enough yet.
>
>
> I am sure they are quite happy in the tray or they wouldn't be there.
>
> Donna
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Theresa W. <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: GardenChat <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 10:03:37 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] frogs!
>
>
> About a week ago I was on the back porch and checking out my potted
> plants when I realized a pair of eyes were staring back at me!  In the
> catch tray attached to a hanging pot was a little flog, hanging over the
> edge checking me out.  Since the pot was hanging, we were about
> eye-to-eye.  And yes, I did startle!  So, I couldn't figure out how the
> frog got in there, much less how it was surviving.  So I took the pot
> down and put is on the ground so that the poor thing could hop out if it
> wanted and go find some food.  Which, the frog had disappeared by a
> couple hours later.  So, I hung the pot back up and didn't see the frog
> anymore- until yesterday.  The frog was back in the catch tray AND in
> the pot hanging next to it, there was another little frog.  I thought,
> how cool, I guess they are happy there, so just let them be.  I have one
> other hanging pot out back, but it doesn't get as much water, so there
> was none in the catch tray.  So, I filled up the watering can and went
> to fill the catch tray in hopes of attracking another frog there.  Well,
> as I was filling up the tray, yet ANOTHER little frog popped his head
> up!  So, I stopped filling the tray, since it was already occupied!  I
> have no clue how the frogs get in or out of the pots- I'd love to see
> this in action.  I realize they have little suction cup feet, but still-
> climbing up or down the plastic hangers can't be all that easy.  What do
> you think they eat??
>
> Happy to have some frogs in residence-
>
> Theresa
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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