Tag Archive for caterpillars

Caterpillars Come Back to School

Have you seen these guys?

FullSizeRender[1]Spotted Sunday afternoon: brand new caterpillar larva sunbathing on parsley leaves. There were five or more: hopefully at least one will survive until school resumes Wednesday. Look for them in the corner of the school garden at 1st and Denton Streets. The parsley is in the orange container, but they might migrate to the dill in the corner planter if they’re very hungry.


FullSizeRender[2]Quick update RE caterpillar cam: While we hoped to move the camera outdoors this fall, we are still awaiting DOE electric work to be completed. No live camera feed until further notice, but you can get your fix in person over the next week or so.  –Denise Maher


What’s in our Amazing Butterfly Garden: A Master List as of October 2015

As of Fall 2015, we have (or may still have): Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamont) Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet honeysuckle vine) Aster Laevis (bluebird) Smooth Blue Aster  Rudbeckia Lacinata Autumn Sun Little bluestem grass (bunchgrass) Liatrus spicata (Blazing star) Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass) Geranium maculatum (Spotted Geranium) Pycanthomum muticum (Mountain Mint)  Showy goldenrod (solidago speciosa) Praire Dropseed (sporobolus…