Tag Archives: Butterflies

Hershey

gardens not candy bar. ๐Ÿ™‚ Although, Milton Hershey did create the 5ยข Hershey candy bar in 1900 with the almond variety being added in 1908. According to Candy Central this year, the simple Hershey Bar still ranks #4 in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close Up

We haven’t seen butterflies for a couple of years, but I had a real treat yesterday when I visited Roger Swain’s garden and saw this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. (If I’m incorrect on that identification, feel free to correct me. ) … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Waiting

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Native Pollinators

Last week I attended a Master Gardener refresher course including a session on native pollinators with Amy Papineau, Field Specialist, Merrimack County, NH, Extension. European honey bees are a $3B per year business. Hives are moved from state to state … Continue reading

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies

Do you love butterflies in your garden like we do? If so, you probably already have some of the more popular plants like Butterfly Weed and Cone Flowers that attract them and keep them coming back to your yard year … Continue reading

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