• North American native pussy willow

    Come to Me, My Sweet Pussy willow

    Pussy willow – a fantastic early spring pollen source Salix discolor (as our North American native pussy willow is formally called) is a North American native shrub or small, understory tree, (5-15′ tall and perhaps 8′ wide). Often found beside brooks and forest streams, or in low-lying thickets and swamps from Canada to Georgia, the pussy willow […]

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  • Veronica spicata

    Go a Little Less Green for the Environment

    Consider Replacing Part or All of Your Front Lawn with a Pollinator-Friendly Garden. You’ll create habitat for honey bees and other pollinators and add beauty to your yard.

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  • Charles Henry Turner

    Remembering Dr. Charles Henry Turner

    Charles Henry Turner was one of the most important names in science. He was able to show people for the first time that honey bees have color vision, a very important discovery. The scientist should also be remembered as being one of the first African American to receive a university degree, at a time when […]

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