There are many people who call these creepy critters a pet or a passion and insist their beauty is worth the risk of a bite.
To transform this into a cookie, we flavored a chewy chocolate cookie with mint extract, studded it with chocolate mint candies, and drizzled it with a mint icing.
As you prepare to entertain the family for the holiday feasting that lies ahead, why not also prepare a feast for your feathered friends in the neighborhood? Hang some bird feeders and make holiday treats for them. Here at the National Butterfly Center we are known almost as well for our bir…
I'm losing sleep. Suspicious packages are arriving in the mail. There are bodies in my basement, and I'm constantly on the lookout for bugs.
No matter what state you reside in, there is a native clematis that looks like it came straight out of the movie "Avatar." Though I am talking three different species they are fairly similar in bloom, showy seed and even the associated common name Virgin's Bower.
A wave of fragrance euphoria was sweeping over me as I approached the blooming shrub, which turned out to be Mexican oregano. Now I am simply stunned at what versatility this plant has for garden.
The flame acanthus has leaped to the top of my list of hummingbird plants. A little over a year ago I wrote an article which I gave the family of the year award to the Acanthus family. I did so in a tongue and cheek fashion but now I am even more convinced after growing this plant.
About a dozen years ago, Paul and Susan Damon of St. Paul, Minn., did something radical: They deliberately killed half their lawn.
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — As Doug Johnson hikes through the woods next to his home in southern Bartholomew County, he watches closely for butterflies that blend into the trees and ones that add a splash of color to the green and brown countryside.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Biologists have inserted spider genes into silkworms, allowing them to produce strong, elastic threads that may be used to make sutures and wound-healing bandages as well as bulletproof vests and lightweight fabrics, researchers said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON | We've always played with our food — even before we knew about genes or how to change them.
Growers are beginning to understand that common birds can be of uncommon value to fields, lawns and gardens.
Fireflies probably wouldn't be meals for predators if they didn't advertise their locations through their shiny, yellowish beacons.
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