HomeGrown 08/02/09 – Lost Ladybug Project & Coneflowers

Homegrown remains grounded and yet in full flight this week with a look at growing the very best Echinacea, or coneflowers, and the Lost Ladybug Project that involves school children and citizen scientists keeping track of thoselost-ladybug ever-diminishing and helpful creatures. The cultivar and growing tips on coneflowers come from North Carolina nursery owner Tony Avent. Cornell University’s Dr. John Losey has the story on the ladybugs in our lives, and how we can better watch and protect them. Downloadable MP3

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