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Food on the Wing 

When was the last time you appreciated creatures in your garden? You certainly didn't rejoice as slugs slimed their way through your rows of prize petunias, nor did you celebrate when a cadre of crafty raccoons yoinked your heirloom tomatoes. But what about creatures that have no interest in your tomatoes — and are even more beautiful than your prize petunias (no offense)? We're talking Butterfly Gardening, a way to simultaneously cultivate gorgeous flora and attract a bevy of colorful flying friends. Today at 2 p.m., let green-thumbed expert Tom "Terrific" Krauska share the whys and hows of butterfly gardening. This fun class takes place in the lovely, blooming confines of Bowood Farms (4605 Olive Street), and Krauska will tell you all you need to know to turn your own garden into a bona fide Lepidoptera lounge. The event is free; call 314-454-6868 or visit www.bowoodfarms.com for more information.
Sat., Aug. 22, 2009

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