Category Archives: butterflies

Swallowtails and Zebra Longwing

There have been lots of butterflies in my garden of late.  Of course that brings lots of caterpillars too.  I have let my fennel grow wild in and among my raspberries.  This Black Swallowtail is laid eggs a couple of … Continue reading

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Vistor in my Garden – Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

My back has been out for 2 days now and it was windy and rainy this morning so when I got a chance to walk in my garden it was a welcome change. To my surprise I found this little … Continue reading

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Out in the Garden

I haven’t posted in quite a while and this post is really only pictures.  A post on Vanilla Honey Peach Butter is coming soon though. I am always amazed at what I find in my garden and decided to post … Continue reading

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Long Tailed Skipper Moth Eggs and Larva

While out watering today I saw a long tailed skipper moth on one of my green bean plants and thought it odd.  After checking out the plants carefully, which I try to do every day, I found eggs, larva and … Continue reading

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Update of the Garden – 8/25/2013

Its been a while since I have posted any updates of my garden.  We have had rain the past 2 days and the birds are loving it along with the butterflies. I finally planted a small plot with beets, onions … Continue reading

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Giant Swallowtails – 20 days

Today was the perfect day for my friend’s daughter to come help me out.  Of all the young ladies I know she is the animal lover of the bunch and having the butterflies come out of their cocoons day was … Continue reading

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Giant Swallowtail Caterpillars

I found these two bad boys while cutting back a citrus stump yesterday.  I love the fact that God made them to look like bird poop for camouflage.  I should have taken pictures yesterday because they are on their way … Continue reading

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Gopher Tortoise and Zebra Longwing

Two of Yehovah’s beautiful creations were found in my yard today. The first was a Zebra Longwing.  While looking at the pictures I realized you can see through his/her wings. While a friend was dropping something off at my house … Continue reading

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Fun Stuff in the Garden 7/25/12

It seems each new day brings new things in the garden. A beautiful yellow/peach rose on a bush that my aunt purchased several years ago.  I am not sure what it is called. I trimmed some plants and disturbed an … Continue reading

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Black Swallowtail Emerged Today – Life Cycle

One of the three caterpillars that I collected on June 2nd emerged today.  I am not sure if the other two will emerge as the color of their pupa’s were a different color than this one.  The pupa for this … Continue reading

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