Here’s a picture from the archives… a Common Buckeye and Monarch among some marigolds.
Common Buckeyes are found across the southern United States and in much of Mexico. They have unique forewings, each having two orange bars and two large black eyespots. The caterpillar is dark olive green with white and orange markings. The host and nectar plants can include toadflax, petunia, and penstemon. Here is a Common Buckeye… Read More BUCKEYE
Part six of the “Nature Therapy” series is from a recent walk in the woods behind my house.
Saturday, March 14 is Learn About Butterflies Day. As I am sure you are aware, I really enjoy butterflies and post quite a bit about them. To celebrate Learn About Butterflies day, here are some basics. Lepidoptera is an order of insects that include butterflies, moths, and skippers. All three of these types have six… Read More LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES 2020