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|Home Garden Workshop - Designing & Implementing a Waterwise Landscape - Santa Paula||9/13/2014|
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'The Well': The Hammocks Did It Well
Posted 7/11/2014 - There are no bugs in the film. None. Just because an entomologist is cast in a Hollywood movie, that doesn't mean there will be bugs. Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, and his wife, Lassie,...
Looking for a Thistle
Posted 7/10/2014 - Perhaps it was searching for a thistle. The Mylitta Crescent butterfly (Physiodes mylitta) did not find the thistle—at least in our bee garden. What it did find were the leaves of a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii) where it sunned itself...
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