White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar
This White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar (Hyles lineata) might not look like much now, but he grows up to be the white lined sphinx moth which most people mistake for a hummingbird.Read More
This White-lined Sphinx Moth Caterpillar (Hyles lineata) might not look like much now, but he grows up to be the white lined sphinx moth which most people mistake for a hummingbird.Read More →
Around our parts of the nation we call the Eastern Harvestmen creatures daddy longlegs, but the real name is the Eastern harvestmen. There are 6,650 species of harvestmen worldwide.Read More →
Worldwide, there are 216 members of the Picidae, or woodpecker family The 9 woodpeckers of Wisconsin that have been reported from the picidae and woodpecker families are the northern flicker, yellow bellied sap sucker, red headed woodpecker, downy, pileated, hairy, American three-toed, black backed and red bellied woodpeckers.Read More →
The eastern gray squirrel is found mainly in mature hardwoods & deciduous forests areas but is also abundant in urban, suburban and rural areas. The coats of the gray squirrel are generally a gray color but can vary from black to white.
Deer love to munch certain plants and it is rather comical how in one area a garder will have luck with a certain product keeping deer away from their plants and in another area – they ignore the product or repellent all together. It really is the luck of the draw or what the animals get used to in their environments.
The organic deer plant repellent recipe below has had great a wonderful success rate for people in our Northwoods area keeping the deer away from their flower and vegetable gardens.
The color purple contains a wide variety of floral garden choices. From plum flower shades to striking mulberry tones, right down to the romantic and early spring lilacs.
Here are my top 10 purple garden plants to be sure to add to any purple flower garden.Read More →
Morning glories will always have a special place in my heart as one of my favorite climbing vines. When I was a young girl, I would pass a trellis of morning glories entering my neighbor’s home. I always thought they were pretty but didn’t realize their true beauty and symbolism until later in life. Read More →
When it comes to choosing healthy garden plants, you have two choices; planting seeds or buying plants. Both have their own benefits.Read More →
Look To Nature When Deciding When To Plant Yearly Vegetable Gardens
There has never been a fast and hard rule for timetables for weather. Each year planting is different and can vary from the past year. But, lucky Mother Nature gives us signs each year of when that time is. Look to nature when deciding when to plant yearly vegetable gardens.
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Want to help out declining honey bee population? I have put together a list of 3 things gardeners can do to help the declining honey bee population.Read More →
Dead nettle plant is a Shade-loving perennials that is wonderful in hanging baskets and flower bed edging. Some people consider it a noxious weed. But, truth be told bees and hummingbirds love it.
Are you a succulent lover? I am! Succulents are teeny, tiny smiles in succulent planters during the winter months for me.Read More →