Tag: Lophocampa caryae – Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar

  • Going Buggy: Let’s Talk About Tussock Moth Caterpillars

    On the Left, Hickory Tussock Moth Caterpillar (Lophocampa caryae), and on the Right, White-Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar (Orgyia leucostigma) Suddenly, it’s September, and everywhere I look, there are hints of a changing season. One of the first autumnal signs I’ve noticed this year is the appearance of fuzzy, colorful, and boldly-patterned Tussock Moth caterpillars. Although […]

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  • Hello, October . . .

    Aster oblongifolium ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ Speckless, blue skies, fiery foliage, brilliant light, colorful gourds and pumpkins, musky woodland walks, sparkling frosts, moody fog banks, starry nights, wood smoke and hot, mulled apple cider; hello October. Your beauty is simply beyond compare . . .  Tea Viburnum Fruits Shimmer and Shine, Brilliant Orange Against the Buff Tassels […]

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