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Where are the butterflies?

This morning my husband took this picture of a tiger swallowtail nectaring on sweet joe pye weed (see the previous post for info about this lovely plant). 330 more words


One of Nature's Mysteries to Solve


Can you tell we’re in a theme with summer wildflowers?

Again, this one is blooming now! By the way, this is my 98th time posting the Nature’s Mystery column. 95 more words

Backyard Habitat

Hollow Joe-Pye Weed or Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum)

Flowering in late summer to early fall, Joe-pye weed (Eutrochium fistulosum) shows pale purple or pinkish florets. The stems are purple or greenish, and the plant can grow 5 to 12 feet high.  80 more words


Two new stars

This post is about two native plants, one that I planted for the first time this spring and one that’s been in my garden for many years. 177 more words


Saturday 19 July 2014. Back to High Cross Road, at Last!

At 5:45 this morning, it was 55 degrees F and mostly clear.

Was excited to at last be heading east and north to High Cross Road, especially to check on what was blooming on the edge of Brownfield Woods. 377 more words