Entries Tagged as 'Butterflies'

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Where have all the butterflies gone?

Cabbage White Butterfly by wwarby My yard is jumping with squirrels. The Liquid Fence I use seems to keep the deer and rabbits away, though I see deer as well as rabbits in the distance. A neighbor has 3 red foxes living in her culvert. They prevent deer and rabbits from entering her yard. And […]

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Getting Ready for the Monarch Butterflies

Caterpillar to Butterfly… just emerged from its cocoon, Monarch is feeding on orange and gold flowers of a regrown milkweed by jungle mama Are you, like TheGardenLady, getting ready for the Monarch Butterflies? Yellow Swallowtail and Black Swallowtail in TheGardenLady’s Garden My garden has lots of butterflies including the beautiful Yellow Swallowtail and Black Swallowtail […]

Friday, July 16th, 2010

I Love Animals, Especially Birds, In My Garden

Beija-flor (Eupetomena macroura) – Swallow-tailed Hummingbid 2 592 – 2 by Flávio Cruvinel Brandão My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky by William Wordsworth So does my heart leap up when I behold an animal, bird or beneficial insect that has returned or come for the first time to my […]

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Butterflies in Space – Monarch Watch

Did you ever wonder what would happen to butterflies if they were put in conditions with practically no gravity?  Scientists at the University of Kansas and Bioserve Technologies did.  And they learned that when there’s basically no gravity catepillars will turn into butterflies, but butterflies won’t be able to fly well.  Check out these videos.

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Where Have All The Butterflies Gone?

Photo taken by Martin LaBar Is it just TheGardenLady, or have others noticed that there are very few butterflies in the garden this summer? Yes, TheGardenLady saw one yellow swallowtail, one viceroy, one black swallowtail and a half dozen cabbage white butterflies on her flowers and she saw a fritillary in her friend’s garden. She […]