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A Tomato Hornworm Stirs the Curious Naturalist

Natural History – The Tomato Hornworm I have often described myself as “a curious naturalist,” (especially after I read “The Curious Naturalist” by Sy Montgomery).  Perhaps, the garden helps feed my “curious naturalist” gene.  For example, this morning while encouraging … Continue reading

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The Fascinating Biology of the Monarch Butterfly

Topical Tuesday – Nature The monarch butterfly is not only beautiful but is also a fascinating biological study. Consider the following Monarch facts: 1. It “tastes bad” to predators. 2. Because it tastes bad, it is mimicked by the Viceroy … Continue reading

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