Tag Archives: Butterflies

Joe Pye Weed Safari

Joe Pye Weed, the artist formerly known as Eupatorium purpureum, is currently known to the up and coming horticulturists, landscape architects, conservationists, growers, and others out there learning now or willing to make the transition (we are not as you will notice in our catalog), as Eutrochium purpureum. Pretty common and readily available, you all probably know […]

Supporting the Threatened and Endangered: Butterflies

Seems Instagram and Facebook are filled with photos of Monarchs and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies on all types of colorful and not-so-colorful (Yes, Mountain Mint I am talking to you!) flowers this time of the year. These fascination with butterflies inspired us to talk about some lesser know flying beauties that are struggling and the […]

Larvae Love

In a recent conversation a man mentioned how caterpillars were devastating his trees. He had no idea what they were but just knew that no good could come of the chewed leaves and other evidence of life he was finding in his trees.  Now it is true that there are some truly destructive caterpillars and caterpillar-like […]