The Firefly or Lampyridae are insects in the beetle order (Coleoptera) with more than 2000 species. There is a large amount of variation in their color, shape, size, and features such as antennae. They use bioluminescence during twilight to attract mates or prey.
I live on one acre and have lots of weeds and Kudzu to kill. I have been spraying the Kudzu for 6 years now and it is a lot better than when I moved in. I keep cutting back the brush and vines with the brush eater and spraying Bayer Bioadvanced Brush Killer Plus. I have a bad back, once a week I visit the chiropractor, and the Itisll one gallon sprayer I bought, works great, but takes a lot of refills to get the job done.
Taraxacum officinale, or dandelions, are wildflowers that grow as weeds in your yard, native to temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere. They have decorative yellow flowers that are open during the day, closed at night, and within a few days will go to the seed head that every kid recognizes. The seeds are blown off the head and scatter in the wind.
The Zebco 33 spincast reel my first and I have owned several. They really took a beating from me, as a kid, and pretty much worked flawlessly through the years. It is no wonder that they have sold over 40 million since the original release in 1953.
A member of the golden orb-web spider genus, found in warmer regions and building impressive webs, is the Trichonephila clavata, also known as the Jorō spider. Found in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China and Georgia. They pass through winter as eggs and scatter as juveniles in the spring. The adult female’s body size is 17-25mm while the male is a little smaller at 7-10mm. The females web can be up to 1 meter in length with yellow threads. It has three layers, the central orb and 2 irregular layers, one in front, one behind.
The other day I got out of my car at Kroger and stepped, in a spilled liquid spot, and my leg was instantly covered in fire ants. I immediately started swatting them and took off and emptied my shoe. I got bit 15-20 times around my ankle.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Lake is on the Chattahoochee River just north of West Point, Georgia. It stretches 35 miles and at full pool is 25,900 acres. Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962, work started on the lake in December 1965 and the impoundment began in October 1974. With the exception of special situations, like a drought, the water is kept between 633 MSL (mean sea level – an average level of the surface of one or more of Earth’s bodies of water from which heights such as elevation may be measured) and 635 MSL. The county seat of Troup, Lagrange, Georgia, just off I-85,. where I-185 heads south to Columbus, is 60 miles southwest of Atlanta and the closest major city to the lake.
My favorite knot is the improved clinch knot. I’ve been tying it for ages, I can barely remember that I used to tie the clinch knot and saw on TV the improved version. It was probably Bill Dance, Roland Martin or Orlando Wilson that I was watching.
I remember, back in the 1980’s, browsing through the great Bass Pro Shops (BPS) catalog like I did with the Sears Wish Book in the 1960’s. I wanted to drive to Springfield, Missouri, really bad, to the only retail store at the time, but never did.