Suzan Bellincampi

False Foxglove

True or false?   

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Winged Wonders

The ants were not marching one by one (hurrah, hurrah). They were instead swarming by the thousands.

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Celestial Giants

No one likes to be underestimated, least of all a celestial giant.

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Thin-Waisted Wasps

Galls are insect-induced swellings of vascular plants caused when an insect injects an egg into a plant.

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Foliage Fouler

Beech trees are having a tough year. It seems if it isn’t one thing, then it’s another.

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Invasive Arachnids

Can we blame Texas? Yes, for lots of things right now.

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Luna's Cycles

It might have been their last kiss — if the lovers had mouths.

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More Magnificence

Catherine the Great, Hagar the Horrible, Andre the Giant, Ming the Merciless, and Pliny the Elder all have evocative names that describe a quality for which these individuals were known.

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Mimicry Masters

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, red-spotted purples live in praise of pipe vine swallowtails.  

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Peachy Keen

There is one simple rule in our house for summer guests that will ensure a repeat Vineyard invitation. 

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