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More wildflowers – Punta Gorda Nature Park

This morning, I was off for a walk at the Punta Gorda Nature Park which isn’t much more than a mile or so long path around Fire Station #3 and the water plant for Punta Gorda Isles. Still, it is … 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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