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Greater Fritillaries

There is a group of butterflies known as greater fritillaries, or silverspots (their underwings often have multiple silver spots). Three species of greater fritillaries can be found in the Northeast: Great Spangled, Atlantis and Aphrodite. 135 more words

Favourite perennials and annuals this summer

Even though our summer was hot and sunny with very little rain, most of the perennials and annuals in my and my clients’ gardens were beautiful here in zone 5.   77 more words


Thursday's Feature: Eupatorium 'Little Joe'

Do you want to attract more pollinators to your garden?  Do you like butterflies?  Do you want a sweet-scented flower that lasts a long time in a vase?   398 more words

NE Pennsylvania Flowers

Photos: At The Water's Edge

Here are few of my nature moments from when I stood at the edge of Lake Ontario, Glimmerglass Lagoon (part of Oswego State) and the Oswego River. 24 more words


Joe Pye Weed Reaches for the Sky

The tallest wildflower in these mountains can reach twelve feet in height, and in August it blooms with tiny pink flowers, attracting every Butterfly within a quarter mile. 81 more words

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Wednesday vignette

Sometimes I roam my garden or other places with an eye for the impression of colours, textures, intersections, shadow & light, how things move together, where the edges meet or don’t. 39 more words