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Better with Butterflies: Pipevine Swallowtail

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May 9, 2022

Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly, focusing this month on the pipevine swallowtail. This month I want to talk about how to distinguish ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Butterflies, Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Landscaping, Moth, Swallowtail

Planting for Pollinators Part I: The Dilemma

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October 2, 2017

If I were to ask you to list some pollinators that visit your gardens, butterflies and honey bees may come to your mind. But take a closer look! Do you see a shiny little green sweat bee flying from flower to flower? Or possibly a hummingbird, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Bats, Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Endangered, FFL, Florida Friendly, Garden, Hummingbird, Landscaping, Moth, Planting, Pollinators, Wasp

Io Caterpillars

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September 8, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" is a well-known phrase, commonly associated with physical attractiveness. In the case of Io moths, beauty is in the beholder of the eyes. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Animal, Bug, Butterfly, Caterpillar, Environment, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Insect, Io, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Moth, Native, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Pest, Pest Management, Plant, Plants, Trees, UF-IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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