Butterflies

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Labor Day Marks The Start Of The Season For Monarch Monitoring Project

The unofficial end of summer marks the start of the season for the Monarch Monitoring Project in Cape May, which gathers data on and tags the orange and black butterflies as they travel to their wintering grounds.

09/07/2014

(An artist's rendering of the entranceway to the 2014 Flower Show, titled "ARTiculture," is based on the work of mobilist Alexander Calder.  Image provided by GMR Designs)

Flower Show Preview: The ‘Wow’ Factor

The best way to start your visit to this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show is with the entrance garden, the first of countless “wows” the show delivers.

02/27/2014

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Colorful Gardens Go Dark For The Winter

What a difference a day makes – or rather, one freezing night.

11/20/2013

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Tulip Poplar

At a property edge or woodland, the Tulip Poplar can provide great shade while attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

05/23/2012

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Butterfly Swarm Descends On New Jersey

A swarm of butterflies have been making their way through New Jersey in recent days.

05/05/2012

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

A Weed To Attract Butterflies

Even though some people call them weeds, native violets are wonderful things to have in your yard and just the spot some beautiful butterflies need to nurture their babies. I

05/09/2011

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

The Gift Of Pussy Willows

While many willows have these fuzzy flowers, our native pussy willow, Salix discolor, provides very early pollen for bees and songbirds like to nibble the flowerheads too.

04/18/2011

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