Garden Bugs

Garden bugs in the backyard are not always a bad thing. We're breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly so you can keep harmful garden insect pests away.

Attracting Butterflies

Butterfly Host Plants Facts

It takes more than nectar to increase the variety of species in your garden. Learn about butterfly host plants and which ones to choose.

Common Pollinators

Blog: Common Garden Pollinators

Without our garden pollinators, we wouldn’t have gardens at all. Learn which bugs and animals pollinate plants, and how to help them thrive.

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Why would Monarch Cats die before chrysallis?

I have raised Monarch cats successfully other years if they are large when brought in. This summer the GKs brought in a Common Milkweed leaf which was hanging…
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So excited. I have lots of Swallowtail Caterpillars

My fennel plant is filled with all sizes of caterpillars. Here are a few pics. I was worried that I was not going to have many because I…
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