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Goldfinch in the Butterfly Garden

I am not much of a gardener. This is evidenced by my total harvest of two tomatoes and one gourd last year. This is my claim to fame is going to be my stunted watermelons and Indian Corn. 72 more words

Planting for Pollinators

As this is Pollinator Week (June 19-25), let’s think about planting for pollinators. Gardening to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, which are drawn to nectar and pollen-rich flowers, adds activity, sound and beauty to our garden. 928 more words

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Black Swallowtail Beauty

Summer is almost here! My Lantana is blooming and new butterflies visit daily.


On the Nature of Butterflies

Spend a summer day watching a field. Under a blazing sun, above flower-speckled green, they dance on the air like living confetti—just as paper-thin and delicate. 975 more words


Rainbow Springs

Rent a canoe, kayak or a tube; swim in the springs on the Rainbow River in Rainbow Springs formerly a tourist attraction from the 1930s to the 1970s located at 19158 SW 81st Place in Dunnellon. 195 more words


All I Want is a Photo of the Blue One....

And suddenly it was our last full day in Costa Rica. We had a van picking us up in Santa Elena at noon and transporting us to Liberia, where we would spend the night before hopping on a morning plane home. 1,177 more words


Build a Butterfly Garden

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You might think that building a butterfly garden costs a lot of money or time. 250 more words

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