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Posts tagged insects

August 30, 2018

 

Butterworts

Charles Darwin identified the Pinguicula genus in the 1870s.

August 16, 2018

 

Worts

“Wort” is defined as a plant or herb, and recently I have become acquainted with some carnivorous ones.

January 25, 2018

 

Bumble Bee covered with pollen.

Pollinator Plants

This year, I’m going to buy more plants that provide food and shelter for pollinators.

January 11, 2018

 

Native prairie habitat.

Native Prairies

Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.

October 27, 2016

 

Bird on a twig in autumn.

Autumn Poetry

George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”

September 4, 2014

 

Texas wildflowers.

Native Wildflowers

It's best to purchase wildflower seeds and plants from nurseries that specialize in natives.

February 24, 2011

 

Tree Pollination

Since trees are well and truly rooted to their spot, they must rely on other agents to help them cross pollinate, or they must self pollinate.

December 20, 2007

 

Magnolia

This southern belle adds a romantic touch to any garden.

September 13, 2007

 

Moving Plants Indoors

In September we get our houseplants ready to move back indoors.

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