Tag Archives: Drought

Butterflies are back!

Great Spangled Fritillary, Speyeria cybele I’m happy to report that the butterflies are back. The drought two years ago really knocked them back but I’m seeing lots of them now. This is a Great Spangled Fritillary that I photographed yesterday on … Continue reading

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Last Butterfly?

A Clouded Sulphur Butterfly (Colias philodice) leaps off a New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) When I took this picture on Friday I wondered if this would be the last butterfly I would see this year. As it is I’ve not seen many … Continue reading

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Droughts Aren’t All Bad

Our dog covered with stick-tights (Desmodium cuspidatum) The severe drought this summer was not bad in all ways. 4 good things about the drought: 1. No Stick-tights There are no stick-tights to cover our pants and the dogs. Stick-tights are … Continue reading

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