Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

Nature’s Pest Control

Tomato hornworms are not the critters that you want to see on your garden tomato plants.  These hornworms were found on the tomato plants in the garden at Miller Nature Preserve where they have chewed  the leaves on that stem … Continue reading

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Stanhopea Orchid in Bloom

The Stanhopea Orchid is in bloom at the Miler Nature Preserve Conservatory.  This very fragrant orchid with short-lived blooms is native to Central and South America.  The flower spike comes from the bottom of the plant giving it the nickname … Continue reading

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Sweet Smell of September

As we enjoy the waning days of summer and watch the oncoming signs of fall, one of my favorite things to do in September is to walk through Schoepfle Garden by the rose beds.  Between the beds is the Katsura … Continue reading

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