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.
Myths and Facts About Butterfly Host Plants
It takes more than nectar to increase the variety of species in your garden. Learn about butterfly host plants and...
Spooky Nature: Hickory Horned Devils
Happy October! The countdown to Halloween is on, and to celebrate I’ll be featuring spooky species including birds, plants, caterpillars,
Spectacular Sphinx Moths
If you’re a gardener, chances are you may have come across one of these at some point while digging in
What’s ‘Spitting’ On Your Plants?
As a horticulturist, I am often faced with questions for people about some strange things that they observe on their
Garden Hazards: Stinging Caterpillars
Last weekend’s post on southern caterpillars was pretty popular, and I’m glad I could share pictures with you of what’s
Focus on Natives: Hummingbird Clearwing Moth
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… moth? The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth (Hemaris thysbe)
Don’t Hate the Cabbage-pillars!
I suppose to many it’s like a scene from a horror film – dozens of little green “worms” devouring the