5 Common Trees and the Butterflies They Support

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. When you find these in your existing woodlands […]

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Late Summer Pollinators

As summer winds down in late August and September, we see a rush in the number of pollinators visiting our gardens. The butterflies and bees and everything else have all come out of the woodwork so it seems. Every Sunday afternoon I take a stroll through some shady woodland or sunny meadow, looking for unknown […]

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Birds are for the Bugs!

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 […]

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