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Darling Joe

Nothing is quite as pleasantly surprising as receiving a shipment you ordered back in December and totally forgot about.  Five Joe-Peye Weed plants (Eupatorium fistulosus) came in the mail today, and I can’t wait to introduce them to their new boggy environment.

Gardening

A Splash of Color for Winter Weary Eyes!

Cosmos bipinatus

In preparation for the upcoming season of programs that I give, which are centered around designing gardens to support pollinators, one of my jobs is to refresh and update the photos that are an integral part of the presentation. 72 more words

Gloucester

Do I Know You?

It is a fine September for viewing the beauty of the natural world. Butterflies are flying, topped by Monarchs reappearing in Doak field. In this Southwestern Pennsylvania field, wildflowers are everywhere. 186 more words

Raccoon Creek State Park, PA

Tell Me a Story, Tell Me a Story . . .


It was the very end of September, the 28th, in the year 2014. Millions of folks east of the Mississippi were bemoaning the near total absence of Monarch butterflies ( 291 more words

Raccoon Creek State Park, PA

Day 102 - Joe Pye Weed and Lies

If you tell the truth, it becomes part of your past.  If you lie, it becomes part of your future.

Unknown

Grief

Monarchs Eyed for Possible Inclusion Under US Endangered Species Protection

Cape Ann Milkweed and Monarch Habitat, Eastern Point

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering adding Monarchs as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. 185 more words

Monarch Butterfly Migration In Crisis

Monarchs Eyed for Possible Inclusion Under US Endangered Species Protection

Cape Ann Milkweed and Monarch Habitat, Eastern Point

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering adding Monarchs as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. 185 more words

Gloucester