June 23, 2006 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

What's growing in Columbia

The Japanese Crape Myrtle, lagerstroemia faurei, was brought to the United States in the 1950s. This species is able to withstand the cold and powdery mildew. More...

Will your trees survive this hurricane season?

With hurricane season just around the corner you need to know if your trees will be safe from the possible wrath of Mother Nature. More...

Firefly show lights up night sky at Congaree Swamp

Rare are the places in the world where fireflies light up in a syncopated rhythm. A natural area near Columbia is one of the three known places. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

If you put something down on the ground in June, you better mark it carefully, or by August it might be covered up by this vine. More...