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Just a walk around the house

Spring is coming to Florida.  Maybe some folks don’t see the changes in seasons but they are as real here as anywhere else.  For example, one part of my yard now smells like orange blossoms.  The blooms are here and … Continue reading

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Ants and Aphids – Small scale farming

Really, really small scale but, it really is farming. A 2007 article from the website ‘Science Daily’ gives an excellent explanation of how ants control aphids. Aphids are sometimes called Ant Cows because they are herded by ants and exude a sugary ‘honeydew’ that ants … Continue reading

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