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While some beetles can be pests that attack plants and vegetables, like the cucumber beetle (pictured), there are several types of beneficial beetles like ladybugs, which feed on caterpillars, aphids and other pests in the garden. Photos courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening: What's bugging you? Part 2

During summer, when plants are doing all they can just to survive on little to no rain and triple-digit temperatures, the incidence of pest sightings goes up, it is unquestionably

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"A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)" is an experimental documentary based in the telling of two events: the San Antonio pecan shellers’ strike of 1938 (above) and the Jobs with Justice march led by Nacogdoches cafeteria workers, groundskeepers and housekeepers in 1987 (below).  Director Anne Lewis and Associate Producer Laura Varela will be in attendance at the film festival. Photos courtesy of Deborah Charnes

Talom Aptzai Film Festival

After 25 years of advocating and promoting the culture and traditions of indigenous peoples of San Antonio and beyond, American Indians in Texas (AIT) has teamed up with local filmmaker Scott Pewen

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Shelby Fitzgerald, RN, along with members of the CTMC Emergency Department staff, CTMC DAISY Award Committee, CTMC CNO Catherine Amitrano, CTMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lee Johannsen and CTMC CEO and President Anthony Stahl, at the award presentation ceremony. Photo courtesy of CTMC

CTMC RN recognized for extraordinary nursing

Shelby Fitzgerald, RN was honored at Central Texas Medical Center as the hospital’s latest The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner.

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The tomato hornworm, or Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth), is a common garden pest that feeds on plants in the Solanaceae (nightshade) family including tomato, peppers, eggplant, and potato. Photos courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in gardening:

Gardening and yard care can give you satisfying results, such as beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife. However, yard pests can be discouraging, even for the most committed gardener. It is


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