Tag: Gulf Fritillary caterpillar and butterfly

Late Bloomers and Winged Beauties

September is a month of transition in the garden with summer blooms waning and annuals spent from the summer heat. . .just like me :). While I’m biding my time for the mums, pansies and pumpkins to arrive in garden centers, I’ve been enjoying some late bloomers lately that have provided some entertainment as well as…

Winged Beauties and Butterfly Metaphor for Life

It’s butterfly season and I’m fascinated by these winged beauties! Our butterfly bushes have been covered with butterflies, bees and moths.  And I’m drawn to old gardening books and watering cans like butterflies to nectar. :) How to Know the Butterflies: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern United States by John Henry Comstock and…