Category Archives: Butterflies

From Caterpillar to Butterfly

In the spring of 2015, Art found some butterfly eggs on his garden patch of stinging nettle.  He set up a mesh enclosure in his house and added some stinging nettle stems and leaves in a jar with water to provide … Continue reading

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A Story of Butterflies and Man 

By Art Guppy Recently, listening to the radio, I was reminded of a global event that is scarcely reason for celebration: the human population of the world has passed the seven billion mark.  That information almost instantly brought to my … Continue reading

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The Importance of Gardens to the Conservation of Nature

By Art  Guppy A garden, especially one that has masses of flowers and is a bit chaotic (like mine), can be a very important adjunct to nature, even though its plants are not native to the region.  The hummingbirds that … Continue reading

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