It is the end of summer, Asters are one of my favorite flowers to see each year. When they arrive in my area in northern Arizona, it is usually towards the end of summer. Here is one of the first I saw in the second half of August. Learn more about them here: ASTERS


Skippers are butterflies with a slightly different look. Skippers go through metamorphosis like butterflies and moths. They have some similar characteristics of each as well, they fly by day and have antennae like other butterflies while they have thicker bodies like a moth and stronger wing muscles.  Their colors are usually duller than traditional butterflies. Fiery Skippers… Read More FIERY SKIPPER