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5 Common Trees and the Butterflies They Support

In Kansas and Nebraska, especially in the eastern portions of the states, you can find the following 5 trees quite commonly: Pawpaw, Black Cherry, Eastern Red Cedar, Hackberry, and Willow. These 5 trees support a large variety of insects, from butterflies and moths to beetles and bees
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Interesting Insects of 2018

Every year, I try to take a longer look at the landscape and habitat around me, being careful to note insects that are both new and old to me. Insects are just as interesting as plants to me, they both come in so many shapes, sizes, colors, and kinds. Following are some of the new ins
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Birds are for the Bugs!

That first sweet bite of peach in the hot July sun, off of your own tree in your own yard, makes you wonder about the truly good things in life. For my family and I it was about a move 3 years ago to where we are now, bringing a plethora of landscape plants and trees with us. The peac
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