Tag: Red admiral

Planning for butterflies

Planning for butterflies. It’s never too early to start thinking about the next growing season in the garden. Last summer, enough butterflies visited my garden to get me started thinking of ways to attract more. More butterflies of each species as well as more… Continue Reading “Planning for butterflies”

July jungle

July jungle. I started the month of July thinking how much the gardens had become a jungle. Particularly the old apple tree area, seen in the photos above, which was fast getting overrun with weeds. Just to be clear, the sunflowers and the bee… Continue Reading “July jungle”

Red admirals

Red admirals (Vanessa atalanta). I know very little about butterflies, so I had no idea who this butterfly might be when I took the above photo of it. When I went to the NABA-North Jersey Butterfly Club website, I was delighted to find an… Continue Reading “Red admirals”