“The Beauty of Fall Asters: Native asters come in blues, purples, rose, pinks and white. Besides being beautiful, they are a very important late-season food source for pollinators, butterflies and insects.
Nostoc: What’s slimey, disgusting and gooey? It’s nostoc, a cyanobacterium, formerly classified as a blue-green algae. It’s not dangerous.
Box Tree Moth Confirmed in WNY: This article has information from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets with additional information from Sharon Bachman, Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.