One of two. Under a sheet of plywood.
This garter had light blue glazed over eyes. I believe it was close to shedding. It was also sunning itself.
with watersnake to the left
The Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is an indigenous North American snake found widely across the continent. Most garter snakes have a pattern of yellow stripes on a brown or green background and their average length is about 55 cm (22 in), with a maximum length of about 137 cm (54 in). The average body mass is 150 g (5.3 oz).