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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

Butterflies In Central New Jersey


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

A September Tale

Once upon a time there was a very beautiful Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) butterfly flitting about John’s garden, flitting left, flitting right, enjoying the varieties of nectar that John had so lovingly provided for it. 198 more words


Swallowtail in late August

I’m back from a brief overseas trip and it’s time to switch back from shooting in urban surroundings to my more typical nature images. In the meantime, here’s a shot of a beautiful Eastern Tiger Swallowtail ( 19 more words



by Ann Barnes

Like many gardeners, I try to plant a variety of pollinator-friendly flowering plants in my yard. Swallowtail butterflies are frequent visitors and are favorites of my family. 585 more words

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