Category Archives: Insects

August 5th – Butterflies in the garden.

This morning I had the chance to visit the garden with my cousin Lee from Bucks County. I have been talking up the Bournelyf Butterfly Garden to family and friends and it was fun to share it today. Here are … Continue reading

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Early Morning Visit to the Garden

It’s another warm day here in West Chester but I wanted to go see if I could spot the caterpillars. I also wanted to see how the campers’ grass heads were faring. It seems to me that the best time … Continue reading

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Session Five: Propagation

On July 25 we had our fifth session of our Bournelyf Butterfly Garden and Special Camp training. I conducted this session on Propagation along with Nick Russo. Although  I had assisted with a few of the other sessions, this time … Continue reading

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Exciting News

Barb Rinehart just got the news that our garden has been certified as Pollinator Friendly! Thanks to Barb for taking care of submitting the application. So what exactly is a Pollinator Friendly Garden and what is pollination? According to the … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the Garden

Even before we planted our perennials we have started to see the butterflies flitting through the garden. The above picture was taken by Tom Bare when he was watering one hot, hot day! An Orange Sulphur Spicebush Butterfly on Agastache … Continue reading

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Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home…

Ladybug larva: Photo by Sally King March 9, 20012     While a ladybug is a common sight in most gardens, I had never thought about it beyond its adult version. I follow another blog which has some wonderful macros of … Continue reading

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