Spiders! Eek! Just the word sends chills down your spine. They are creepy and scary, but most spiders serve a purpose other than causing terror to the homes they invade. In their natural environment (including human dwellings) spiders ... READ MORE
One of the more interesting creatures in the garden is the spiny orb weaver spider (Gasteracantha cancriformis) that has an interesting body shape.
Spiny orb weavers are common spiders in landscapes that might not be noticed since they are ... READ MORE
Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director
Regal is a word used to describe kings, queens and other general nobility. The word itself conjures an air of sophistication and royalty. There is one such inhabitant which frequents ... READ MORE
Over the past year I have been hearing from clientele in the upper and lower Keys about a thick webbing on their plants. At the October 2014 Big Pine Key October Plant Clinic I received a sample of three pumpkin seed like structures with webbing. ... READ MORE