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Lecture Monday at Tower Hill Botanic Garden: The Pollinator Garden

Tomorrow, Monday, April 1st,  from 10:00 am – 12 noon, I am the guest speaker for the The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts. The event will be held at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden and, although this is a state Garden Club Federation lecture, … Continue reading

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Three Fragrant Beauties

Last night I gave a talk on Fragrant Gardening at a sportmen’s club in Plymouth. In looking through images to update my presentation, I found two photos that had previously been overlooked. The first photo is of a Painted Lady nectaring … Continue reading

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Painted Lady or American Lady?

In response to Marty’s question ~ American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) ~ Note the two large eyespots on the underside of the hindwing, close to the outer margin. Marty your photo is that of the Painted Lady. Typically in our region … Continue reading

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