Helianthus angustifolius & Ipomoea coccinea
Swamp Sunflower & Red Morning Glory
Sept 27, 2014
Bartram’s Garden - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Growing along the edge of the pond.
A Silver Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus) on a New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae). You can even see the proboscis.
Sept 26, 2014, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Just learned that Skippers are not, in fact, butterflies. They belong to their own little group. #learnsomethingnew
Hello, I am an imperial moth caterpillar (Eacles imperialis). A group of preschoolers found me crossing the path in the garden. I am the green and yellow larva variation but I can also come in a black and orange variety as well. September 25, 2014. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Another #ecobota #boozarium goes to its new home today. #whiskey #blantons #terrarium
At a photoshoot and I just have to share the most amazing vintage greenhouse of all time. I need this to be my life someday.
Hello, I am the Pandora Sphinx Moth (Eumorpha pandorus) larva and I was found in the garden eating Virginia Creeper today. September 19, 2014. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Yesterday, I was stuck in rush hour traffic on I-76 with my roommate. He was driving, so I was looking out the window (my favorite passenger activity). We were at a complete standstill so it was easy to really see the plants along the side of the highway. Absentmindedly, I commented about how pretty the goldenrod was with the boneset.
“I think it is so great that you can look at weeds and like them exactly how they are” he responded. I thought it was an odd comment, but after a moment I realized it wasn’t. Most people don’t consider weeds beautiful. Maybe I am the weird one…(read more at ecobota.com)
An except from my blog. The entire floral arrangement on top was created from flowers found along the railroad tracks below. WEEDS ARE WONDERFUL and we should love them.