Part of the joy of being outside every day at the garden center is the opportunity to share our daily lives with so many living things.  Of course, we see plants galore, but it is the birds, the bees, the butterflies, and the multitude of other critters that intrigue us and make us smile.

Least Skipper - 8/7/17

BUTTERFLIES 

AND MOTHS

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 4/16/17

Monarch Caterpillar - 8/27/17 

     Monarch Caterpillar and      

    Milkweed Bugs (Hemiptera)      

               - 8/27/17                       

Swallowtail Caterpillar

           - 8/16/17             

Swallowtail Caterpillars

            - 8/16/17              

Black Swallowtail (Male - 8/9/17 

Black Swallowtail and 

    Monarch - 8/9/17     

Spicebush Swallowtail - 8/7/17   

Painted Lady - 7/30/17

Monarch - 7/16/17

Eastern Black 

Swallowtail - 6/19/17

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 5/8/17

Monarch - 7/2/16

  Monarch Butterfly - 8/27/17  

Black Swallowtail (Male) - 8/9/17

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - 7/18/16

Great Spangled Fritillary - 7/11/16

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar - 6 /6/16

Chrysalis for an Eastern

Black Swallowtail - 6/12/16

Silver-spotted skipper - 4/30/17

Black Swallowtail - 8/1/17

 Red Admiral Butterfly

          - 7/31/17             

Orange Sulphur - 7/30/17

Giant Leopard Moth - 7/30/17

Northern Cloudywing - 7/9/17

Silver Spotted Skipper - 

Goldfinch - 7/3/16

   THE BIRDS    

AND THE BEES

Blue Jay - 7/3/16

Goldfinch - 8/29/16

Robin - 6/25/17

Wasp - 7/16/17

Hummingbird - 7/31/17

Bumble bee - 10/16/15

Bumble bee - 7/2/16

Bumble bee - 7/3/16

Bumble bee - 7/3/16

Goldfinch - 7/3/16

Robin - 6/25/17