Category Archives: Black Eyed Susan

Texan Crescent Butterfly Basking In The Heat

The only Butterflies I’m seeing consistently right now are the Texan Crescent Butterflies. I’ve got to assume this drought is effecting the Butterflies.  I’m doing all I can to keep the nectar plants adequately watered. Speaking of nectar plants, we pulled up the Indian Blanket Wildflowers.  Most of them had finished blooming, and they were […]

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Butterflies and Bees and Flowers

I really got lucky, but I love this next shot!  It’s a Gulf Fritillary on a Purple Coneflower, with a blurred Black Eyed Susan in the background, and a Bee (not sure what kind). Here’s another shot with the Gulf Fritillary on a Marigold. This last shot I really like as well.  We have lots […]

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Updated Butterfly Garden

I couldn’t stand it any longer.  Although there is a chance of freezing weather this week, I just had to go buy some new plants.  I’ve been tired of looking in the backyard and seeing nothing but brown. I previously had about 10 milkweed plants (which have been in pots that I take indoors when […]

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