Damselflies are members of the order Odonata, which also includes the more familiar dragonflies.
Giant snails (and a man that fished them) dominate my psyche and sadden my heart.
In the animal kingdom, there are more examples of same-sex relations than colors of the rainbow.
Rain really does have a scent, and our ability to smell it might be a holdover from times when rain could mean survival.
It may take some gall to defend some of summer’s ugliest harbingers, but hear me out.
As frustrating as they are to the home gardener, for the naturalist it is hard not to be fascinated by slugs.
Dung cup mushrooms have emerged right next to an asparagus spear in the garden.
Conspicuous describes this plant only when it is in flower, as its leaves are at most two inches off the ground.
Forsythia, tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and others may herald spring in our modern era, but they were not the original firsts.

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