Cicada: An Abundant Food Source

Cicada: An Abundant Food Source

Magicicada septendecim (Linnaeus) Alexander and Moore wrote in 1962, “The periodical cicadas make up a truly amazing group of animals; since their discovery 300 years ago, the origin and significance of their extended life cycles have been a continual source of...
Friday Forage: Strawberry

Friday Forage: Strawberry

Strawberry (this bed is mostly Fragaria × ananassa). This is one of many plants in bloom right now. I chose to feature strawberry because we grow a few varieties on our property, pollinators like them and they provide wonderful food for humans, too. The strawberry is...