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Canadian Tiger Swallowtails Puddling

Once in a while, if you are traveling on dirt roads, you may come across a cluster of butterflies in the road, such as the pictured Canadian Tiger Swallowtails, that are so engaged in what they are doing that you can approach them fairly closely.  179 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ABSTRACT.

Is this an “abstract” painting or the wing of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly? 6 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Early spring butterfly

Spring has definitely arrived in our area, but I was still quite surprised this past Saturday to see an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus… 171 more words



Ahhh…Spring! The world is waking from its winter slumber. The trees and plants are budding and blooming,

the bees are busy gathering nectar and pollinating the flowers, 174 more words


Planning for butterflies

Planning for butterflies.

It’s never too early to start thinking about the next growing season in the gardens. Last summer, enough butterflies visited the gardens to get me started thinking of ways to attract more. 2,195 more words



Who doesn’t love butterflies?  They’re colorful, quiet little invertebrates that not only pollinate the flowers, but also beautify any garden.  What’s more, they great indicators of an ecosystem’s well being.   229 more words