Flight patterns, wing shapes and colors identify groups of butterflies such as hairstreaks, satyrs and checkerspots. Here are the basics.
Conservation researchers increasingly rely on crowdsourced data to identify threats to pollinators. Here are ways you can help collect and report information.
Late-season butterfly flowers are critical to the health of these important pollinators. The nectar they provide helps the insects survive the winter. Here are some great plants for the job.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.
Hornets are not aggressive unless provoked, but they are big and have dangerous stings. They also love honey and cause trouble for bees.
Tomatoes are a popular garden crop, but a plentiful harvest is not guaranteed. Here are some common summer tomato problems and how to overcome them.