Tag Archives: Beneficial insects

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Bee…Maybe!

I often refer to “beneficial insects” and “pollinators” as if I knew what they were. I’ve been quite content to say, “Cool!” to all the buzzing and partying going on in the flowers as I,  confidently, drown or squish the … Continue reading

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Life and Death on the Sweet Cicely

I have been seeing ladybugs in our gardens this year. And I expect that their efforts will bring more… If you see a little sloppy bunch of golden eggs on the underside of a plant leaf, do no harm. These … Continue reading

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