HAHA! No, What a hoot! I'm not a violent person by nature until it comes to earwigs. Well, and sometimes some other things that eat wholes in things. So the straw in the pots sure apealed to the gotcha side of me. By the way, welcome. It's lots of fun. Most of us in here together trying to figure out the best way to do all kinds of things and loving every minute of it.
"Thank you Clare. This past year was the first year that I've seen more than three Monarch's visiting the garden. They seemed to favor the Buddleia's, Zinnia's, and Mexican Sunflowers over everything else."