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RE: iris denizon

  • Subject: RE: [iris-photos] iris denizon
  • From: "Dana Brown" <DanaBrown@peoplepc.com>
  • Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 12:49:00 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

        He's great!  I love lizards and snakes, although I am a little more
particular about my snake buddies than I am my lizard buddies <G>.  I'm a
little biased against the snakes that shake "rattle" and roll.
        However, if this guy wanted to live in my iris beds I would give him 
a good
home!  The closest I have come this year is a water dog.  I moved a big pot
and there he was, all curled up underneath.  Unfortunately, I don't think
they eat grasshoppers.<G>.

Dana Brown
AIS Region 17 Judges Training Chairperson
Director TBIS
Malevil Gardens
Lubbock, TX
Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset

-----Original Message-----
From: Donald Eaves [mailto:donald@eastland.net]
Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 12:13 PM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [iris-photos] iris denizon

Isn't he great?  A good friend in my iris beds.  It's extremely gratifying
to see them chow down on a full grown grasshopper.  I had two in the iris
beds carved among the rock outcroppings last year.  I keep hoping they'll
raise a family and abide in all the flower beds, but I think those without
rocks aren't going to be much to their liking.  They are a major reason I
loathe dragging out the insecticide to fight the grasshoppers.  I don't know
what it might do to them.  I'm awfully relieved to see this back since the
spraying last year.

A huge tree lizard excavated a hole 5 inches in diameter in one of the
non-rock beds.  By sunset the hole was filled back in.  I think I can expect
a hatching of little one inch lizards sometime this summer.  But my
goodness, she was a big, fierce looking thing.  Probably eight inches long
and the scales were sticking up like spines.  She did not have a congenial
look while digging that hole.

Donald Eaves
Texas Zone 7b, USA

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