Butterfly MagnetWhile shopping in the lawn and garden section at a home improvement store, I was trying to decide on plants. This beautiful butterfly landed on the butterfly bush next to me. Pretty good sales technique, I bought two bushes!
Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly PhotosSpicebush swallowtail, or Papilio troilus, are mostly in the Eastern US, with some venturing to the Midwest area. These large butterflies have black upper wings. The lower wings are beautiful with distinctive markings. This page contains spicebush swallowtail photos.
How Gardeners Can Help Monarch ButterfliesBeautiful orange and black Monarch butterflies depend on milkweed as a home for their larvae. This is a page about how gardeners can help Monarch butterflies.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Information and...This is a page about eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly information and photos. The most common swallowtail east of the Mississippi, the eastern tiger swallowtail is noted for its tiger stripe markings.
Monarch Butterfly PhotosThis page contains Monarch butterfly photos. These beautiful black and orange butterflies are possibly the best known North American species.
Swallowtail Butterfly Information and PhotosThis is a page about Swallowtail Butterflies - Information and Photos. The swallowtail is a common garden visitor.
Wildlife: A Blue Marine ButterflyThe Blue Marine is a small butterfly that flits about our back garden and enjoys landing on the geranium lavender plants. It is quite small, about the size of your thumbnail.
Wildlife: Cucumber BeetleI couldn't help but notice that this tiny bug resembled that of the place he was "nesting", the flower. The similarities seems to match perfectly and I knew, instantly, that I must document the phenomenon.
Butterfly and MarigoldsI snapped this little guy checking out my flowers on the deck, a sure sign of spring in this area!