It is early in the morning and the pumpkins are ripe for picking...but shhhh...we must be quiet because there is something in the pumpkin patch!
Oh my...a little garden elf has found a place to fall asleep and it would be such a shame to wake him. It isn't often that I find such a magical creature in my garden although I know that they exist.
So I will tip-toe quietly away and wait another day to pick the pumpkins for my front porch, after all it isn't everyday that a vision from a fairy tale appears before ones eyes.
Actually this cement sprite was a gift to me from a local garden shop for winning a contest a few years ago. I have always thought he was very cute. He is supposed to be a representative of Fall and I think he he is perfect to be amongst the pumpkins...which by the way have done very well this year, especially considering that they are volunteers and seem to flourish without any care or extra watering. Some of them are 2 feet wide and will need a strong back to lift them to the front porch.
Have you found any little unexpected creatures in your garden lately?
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