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Ladybugs vs. Aphids (Guess Who’s Winning?)

As I walked past my pepper plants the other day, I looked down and saw a ladybug. First thought: “Yay, a ladybug.” Second thought: “Uh-oh. What is she finding to eat?” Ladybugs are known as gardeners’ friends because their favorite … Continue reading

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Roses and Dahlias

The impressionist painter Claude Monet may be known for his water lilies. But according to the Monet show at the New York Botanical Garden, he also loved roses and dahlias. When I saw these at my local market today, I … Continue reading

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