The battlefield is our front yard. Gopher holes dot the landscape. Where there was once a solid green cover of nasturtiums, there are now small clumps of this hearty plant. The gophers have feasted on the nasturtiums, sometimes right before my very eyes–I’ve witnessed an entire plant being pulled down a gopher hole. But on…
Four times yesterday I filled up a hole dug by my dogs in pursuit of a gopher. I gave up after the fifth time. The exposed sprinkler is no longer used as I have gone drought tolerant.