Native Plant Gardening South

Attract Beautiful Creatures to Your Backyard with Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: South

The presence of birds, bees, and butterflies suggests a healthy, Earth-friendly place. These most welcome guests also bring joy to those who appreciate watching them. Now you can turn your yard into a perfect habitat that attracts them and, more importantly, helps them thrive. Acclaimed...

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Insects, Arthropods, & Bugs, Oh My!

Insects are by far the most familiar and frequently encountered arthropods. Did you know that all bugs are arthropods? Arthropods are invertebrates—they don’t have an internal skeleton and bones. Instead, they have an external skeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages, such as legs and antennae.  Monarch egg Monarch chrysalis Insects...

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Bugs

Build a Bug House for Pet Bugs

Bugs are amazing little creatures. They provide incredible opportunities for getting outside and discovering nature. There are so many kinds to see and appreciate―even in your backyard or at a nearby park.  In his book Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook, author Jaret C. Daniels features more than 20 simple,...

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