Thursday, September 1, 2011

Butterflies, no Monarch

By the time I ambled back to the house for the camera, the Monarch I saw nectaring was gone.  I did get Spicebush and Pipevine Swallowtails and Gulf Fritillaries -- and I remembered to comment.



There was a Buckeye. I forgot to focus on him when I started the second video.


Swallowtails and Gulf Frits



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5 comments:

  1. Enjoyed the videos. You have a lot of butterflies in your garden. We have so very few here in the desert.

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  2. Thank you for the commentary! I feel like I am walking beside you.
    Glad you mentioned what the lantana was. I was wondering.

    My poor late butterflies have very little left here to nectar on.
    I did leave a few of the phlox when I cleaned the HB bed.

    Things are looking very green down south. We are very, very dry here.

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  3. I had both videos going at once, what a show! Our gardens have been filled with butterflies too!

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  4. I really enjoy your videos. You get more butterflies than even at the Butterfly Conservancy gardens. So much variety and color. Perfect plantings too.

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  5. So many butterflies! Amazing! They are really loving your lantana. Your garden is looking great. For some reason, my lantana is not blooming. It didn't do well last year, either. I think it's just that particular type.

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I look forward to comments and questions and lively discussion of gardening and related ideas.



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