Monthly Archives: May 2013
European Paper Wasps, Polistes dominula, aren’t Yellow Jackets and aren’t aggressive but when provoke they will defend their nests. They are pollinators and feed on nectar and other sugary liquids. The larvae are feed chewed-up pieces of caterpillars and other … Continue reading
Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle feasting on Aphids. This particular variety of aphid (Hyperomyzus lactucae) is partial to Black Currants (Ribes nigrum).
Seacoast Eat Local in a recent post, highlighted The Food Education Network (FEN) and their just released Community Food Guide. The 27 page guide is available in .pdf format, free for all to bookmark or download and share with family … Continue reading
Okay, so the title is a mouthful but the topic is timely and Dr. Cheryl Smith, an extremely well-respected professional in her field, will lead the discussion. If you have pests then this is a must attend session, if you … Continue reading
Have you wondered what is behind the non-nutritional claims made on meat and egg product labels? Do you believe that something is cage-free if it is confined to an 8′ x 10′ room? Would you believe that a steer fed … Continue reading