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- Observing the natural world August 20, 2017We're in the 99% path of the solar eclipse tomorrow, so we have eclipse glasses ready, and a planned viewing spot. It would be fun to be over at Biltmore Estate (with its expansive skies) but we're opting for a walkable spot close-by.I'm inherently more interested in living things than planetary happenings, but thinking about […]
- Tomato hornworm - felled by a braconid wasp August 18, 2017I haven't seen a tomato hornworm in my garden for many years (thanks to all the birds that we encourage, I hope). But this one, in an open hoophouse, in the community garden where I currently volunteer, was a surprise. And happily, full of parasitoid egg cases from a braconid wasp
- Observing the natural world August 20, 2017