8/19/2017: Happy National Honeybee Day!

European honey bees (Apis mellifera) are important imported pollinators for citrus and many other crops. Commercial beekeepers transport their hives from place to place, including to the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail, where the sign above cautions folks that these colonial…

Planting Day #2 at Audubon House

Thanks to Susan Boyd, Judith Filipich, Ellie Klebonis, Doreen Mcleod, Cee Peterson, Woodrow Peterson, Lorraine Sutherland & Peter Sutherland for working very hard in the landscape at the Audubon House on Saturday, 6-13-2015. Look at the mound of heaped weeds…

Pretty Pink Poof

Sunshine mimosa (Mimosa strigilosa) - in the right spot - can serve as a substitute for lawn grass, as shown in this photo from Carol Thomas, a member of the Eugenia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society who works…