Tag Archives: wildlife

A Festival for a Monarch in the Making?

This is a caterpillar taking a siesta on a dill plant in our yard. Can you guess what kind it is? I apologize that it’s kind of blurry.  (Hint: it’s either a young Black Swallowtail or a Monarch and both … Continue reading

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Got Milkweed? It Gives Me the Butterflies…

I remember the song “Love is Like a Butterfly” by Dolly Parton, so when I see one that song sometimes comes to mind. We’ve seen at least four different butterflies that we could identify in  our yard, but I only … Continue reading

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Haiku Winner

The winner of the “Where’s Wildlife” contest was Ruthie Houchins. She’s an avid bird watcher and requested that her haiku be about birds or plants. She’s also my sister, so I know their eldest son is graduating. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Sorry Contest too hard- Close-up on the Rosemary

I got feedback that it’s perhaps too hard to pick out the wildlife in the photo. So, I’m providing a close-up of the garden lurker below for the contest.

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First Pound Towards a Ton and… a Contest

With the chilly spring and late start to the cold season veggies, we are still happy to announce that we have made it to a little over one pound of produce.  What got us there was a combination of small … Continue reading

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