Large worms are eating the leaves of my redbud tree? It will soon be stripped. What can I do?
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Local and State Gardening News
Added March 3, 2015
If you've ever been around cicadas, you know how loud they can be. How loud are they? They are so loud--up to 120 decibels--that many tender-eared folks would like to cite them for "disturbing the peace." All the more reason to appreciate what Christian Nansen, agricultural entomologist at the University of California, Davis, and two of his colleagues just did. Nansen and Changquing Luo and...
Added March 2, 2015
You've probably seen some of them in your garden, but have you seen them up close? Really close? Have you seen the male Valley carpenter bee, that green-eyed blond fondly nicknamed "the teddy bear bee?" (Well, it does have that fuzzy-wuzzy look, and it being a male, has no stinger.) The Valley carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta, and other species that are featured in the newly published book,...
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