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Snowberry Clearwing Moth

Nature’s strange little morhp – reminds me of a cross between a crawdad and a bumble bee that acts like a hummingbird. Strange? Yes. But also a beautiful little creature, I think…


Putting the bee in beebalm

There are several types of Monarda growing in my native plant garden. And this photo shows why. Pollinators love it.

Monarda is a common mint, also called bergamot, Oswego tea and horse-mint, but is most commonly known as beebalm. 177 more words

Bee Balm

An Adventure in Local Sustainable Development 

For Christmas 2015, I received gift from a friend that sparked my desire to learn more. It was an organic, homemade lip balm in a cute silver tin and the most delicious smelling sugar body scrub in a glass jar. 709 more words


Fresh supplies of Beebalm winter skin defense for Manuka wholefoods, Chichester

Manuka Whole Foods of Chichester has taken delivery of a fresh batch of Greenman’s BeeBalm with organic Tea Tree Oil, a fantastic defence against cold, dryness and winter bugs around lips and nose. 18 more words

Snowberry Clearwing Larvae Pupating

The Snowberry Clearwing (Hemaris diffinis), a type of Sphinx moth, is one of several daytime-flying “hummingbird moths,” so-called because of their ability to hover while drinking nectar from a flower, and because of the humming sound they make, much like a hummingbird. 221 more words


Monarchs Reign

A small number of monarchs usually visit my garden in late October but this year I have been spotting one or two at a time for the past month. 123 more words


All Natural Bee Balm

I love the idea of swapping out commercial products for all natural products, whether store bought or homemade. It is terrifying to think about how many toxins we absorb every day by using chemical based products whether topical or ingested.  421 more words