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Honey Bees in Spring

Whenever I see a honeybee on a clover, I breathe a little sigh of relief. One of my relatives on the other side of Florida once mentioned to me that she planted a garden which never produced any squash. Anyone … Continue reading

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Hissing Cockroaches Make Oddball Pets

Most people have heard of the hissing cockroach. There area people who swear by them as calm, good-natured pets. I have my own opinions on cockroaches of the American persuasion, but I know little about these creatures from Madagascar. Except, … Continue reading

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Welcome the Praying Mantis!

The praying mantis is the gardener’s friend. It’s a good thing we like them around, because they are formidable and scary enemies of just about every bug. They can turn their heads 180% when they’re looking for their prey, where … Continue reading

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Bugs Can Be Pets

Daddy Long Legs and caterpillars were my bug pets of choice at age 10. The spiders, friendly and of course long legged were common in my Ohio suburb. I’d catch them and feed them liverwurst, the best thing for that … Continue reading

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