Weeds of Wednesday: Bees & Butterflies Love Beggarticks

At the entrance to the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, now flourishes a big "bush" of beggarticks (Bidens alba). Yes, this plant is weedy and hitchhikes its way around via its 2-toothed seeds that give rise to its species name, Bidens: …

The Birds & the Bees

Bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, and other insects are all important pollinators. We are in the midst of pollinator week -- June 16 through June 22, 2014, so bee nice to our pollinators ... Minimize (or void) the use of…