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The Gardens of Chiconia 32: Autumn colour

I don’t have anything exciting to show or tell today, so I’ll let Nature speak for herself.

Green ant nest in the starfruit tree

Mama Stink Bug and her babies… 37 more words


Ambrosia Beetles Found in Muscadine Vines

Now muscadine growers have a new pest to concern themselves with in south Mississippi.  Recently, Chris Werle (USDA-ARS Thad Cochran Southern Horticultural Laboratory Poplarville, MS) found ambrosia beetles attacking muscadine vines.   188 more words


Attack of the "Bookworms"

I recently encountered “bookworm” damage in a book I was capturing. This was surprising to me me because, while I have taken a course in the preservation of information materials, I do not remember this topic being discussed. 195 more words

Digitization Laboratory

Wooden Board Infilling pt. 1

I’m currently working on a few large bindings, one of which has wooden boards that have become a feast for woodworm. All along the joint edge where I’ve uncovered the board by removing the previous deteriorated red rotten reback leather, there’s evidence of quite a lot of insect damage. 286 more words

Book Project

Be on the Lookout for Chinch Bug Damage

It’s hard to believe that such a small insect like the chinch bug can create so much damage on a lawn in such a short period of time. 445 more words

Lawn Care

The Enemy is Upon Us

Popillia japonica, or the “Japanese Beetle”

What’s funny is that these guys are not a bother in Japan – natural predators control their populations to non-destructive, stable levels. 370 more words