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Butterflies Beware: Guard Dog on Duty
I like to sneak vegetables between my flowers. Despite my camouflage, pests always manage to find my veggies. Cabbage butterflies, those small white butterflies marked with black, were a particular nemesis, since their cabbage-eating larva destroyed my harvest. I couldn't hide anything from them, and my worm-eaten cabbages proved it.
Until our smart little pup came. She loved being in the yard with me, and always nudged my arm to see what I was doing, and if she could help. My husband and I learned to lower our voice to a whisper to talk about things the dog shouldn't notice--squirrels, birds, cat [...]