Terry Krautwurst shares his summer naturalist days of observing hummingbirds and wasps and foraging for food, and his tips for creating a welcome habitat for birds and animals in your garden.
A summer naturalist reports on a female hummingbird (in this case, the rufous hummingbird, Selasphorus rufus) drink nectar from a lemon-scented geranium. By the time you finished reading that sentence aloud, she would have beaten her wings more than 300 times.
PHOTO: RICK WETHERBEE
Some might think that humans invented paper, but hornets and wasps were making paper nests long before we arrived on the scene.
Chart of vegetables and their wild relatives found in other countries.
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Small as a marble, Matt's Wild Cherry tomatoes resemble our salad-topper's forebears.