I spotted one of the good guys while I was out walking the garden this evening. I have recently seen herds of baby grasshoppers and a few Japanese cucumber beetles so these guys are more than welcome. We started out the summer with lots of beneficial insects but over the last couple weeks they seem to be declining since the hot and dry weather has really set in. So in turn, I have been planting lots of Continue reading →
So, Ma and I went to our friend Joy’s house to get some cuttings today, managed to get some bamboo (2 different kinds) and some sort of a hardy lime that actually makes fruit in Oklahoma, a mimosa and some wisteria.
If you could, help me id this tree that we spotted in the woods in NE Okla. this evening while out hunting morels and digging wild strawberries. It was in full bloom, the bees and pollinators of all sorts were all over it.