this past week the Wooly Worms have come out at my house...
the downstairs back porch has been alive with them,
So far most of them have black heads and brown bodies...
I've seen very few with black on both ends....I've seen several solid brown one...
Thank goodness NO solid black ones!
If the mountain lore is right this means a nasty beginning to winter and then things settle down.
At the Wooly Worm festival last weekend...the worms predicted very cold temps and very little snow for this winter.....most of the snow at the beginning of the season...
Could the little fuzzy wormies be right?
We'll have to ask the weather gurus....
..Go For Your Dreams..
Sure hope the little guys are right and that you don't see any solid black worms.ReplyDelete
Hi there, I love that you have mountain lore you can share with us; I love watching animals to see info about the seasons-we used to say if the squirrels were gathering nuts like crazy it meant a harsh winter(but that was in Ca). We don't get many fuzzy caterpillars here and I would have no idea how to tell anything from worms-can you enlighten me please? We've had lots out lately and many in our sun room. It's raining here today and cold, but it beats the snow.ReplyDelete
We haven't seen a single wooly worm all year! The stink bugs are another matter, however.:)ReplyDelete
Them's smart little dudes, knowing the future! Amazing the % of times they ar right!ReplyDelete
Here in my part of the world we call them Woolly Bears and ours are predicting a bearable winter, which is good as some are not.ReplyDelete