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Hug-A-Bug, This Saturday!
February 10, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Spring is almost here (thank goodness!) and soon Houstonians will be working in their gardens like busy little bees. You can fill your garden with some wonderful plants from our annual spring plant sale, which will be held on April 10th. Before then, however, you can take the opportunity on Valentine’s Day weekend to learn […]

Beetle-mania!
July 29, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Think it’s good luck when a ladybug lands on your hand? Do you delight in dancing fireflies lighting up the night? Are you gaga for grub worms? Then, my friend, you’ve caught it…Beetle-mania! I know what you’re thinking; ladybugs and fireflies are beetles? Isn’t a grub a worm!  Don’t fret if you can’t name them all. Coleopterans […]

Poisoning Pesky Pests
April 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

 © Photo credit: Gerald Yuvallos April showers bring flowers – and mosquitoes!!!  The one good thing about our prolonged dry spell is that we have had almost no mosquitoes for months…but that is about to change.  Truly, mosquitoes are some of the most pestilential insects on this earth – not only is their bite unpleasant, […]

Mantids and Me :)
February 19, 2009 · 2 Comments

photo credit: emills1  Some of my Babies  If you couldn’t tell from my previous post “Mantis Madness“, I am wild about mantids! They are quite possibly me very favorite insects, although, it’s hard to say – because I love all insects! This past Saturday, Valentine’s Day, the Cockrell Butterfly Center put on a great event called […]



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