Monthly Archives: May 2017

Are organic plants safe for caterpillars?

It depends. One of the most popular pesticides around is one used for the express purpose of killing caterpillars. It is 100% organic and can be used on plants that are certified organic. Read more by clicking on this sentence. … Continue reading

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Why do I need to know about dogbane?

Dogbane is a plant that so strongly resembles milkweed that many people, including those experienced in the field, can be fooled it it. Monarch caterpillars will not eat it. Dogbane is related to milkweed and the Milkweed Tussock Moth (actually … Continue reading

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