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Butterfly Blueprint by Beth Sawickie http://bethsawickie.com/butterfly-blueprint

Butterfly Blueprint

Butterfly Blueprint by Beth Sawickie http://bethsawickie.com/butterfly-blueprint

Butterflies in blueprint style.  I think there’s a Swallow Tail in there and ?
I look forward to seeing them fluttering around in spring and summer!

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Moth Mandala by Beth Sawickie http://www.BethSawickie.com/moth-mandala

Moth Mandala

Moth Mandala by Beth Sawickie http://www.BethSawickie.com/moth-mandala

This mandala was inspired by a beautiful black,white, yellow and orange moth that I came across while walking in the Black Run Preserve in Evesham, NJ.

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Here is a photo of the moth:

Moths October 15 by Beth Sawickie http://www.BethSawickie.com

Join me on a (virtual) nature stroll through the Black Run Preserve where I saw this moth, mushrooms, colorful fall leaves and some flowers too!  Click Here.

Butterfly Weed Seed Pod by Beth Sawickie http://bethsawickie.com/butterfly-weed-seed-pod

Butterfly Weed Seed Pod

Butterfly Weed Seed Pod by Beth Sawickie http://bethsawickie.com/butterfly-weed-seed-pod

Ah…Butterfly Weed!  I think the pods are just as neat as the flowering plant.  Those little puffs are like tiny parachutes for each seed carrying it to a new place to grow from in the spring.

This is the plant that Monarch Butterflies are attracted to – orange and yellow blooms, clusters of tiny flowers.  I don’t have a pic of it handy right now, but, you can learn more about it here from the Native Plant Database.  I read that it takes 2-3 years for the plant to flower when grown from seed, fyi.

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Monarch Butterfly #1

Saw this one and only Monarch today at Smithville Park (NJ).

I learned a bunch about Monarchs through my friend Cindy the other day who is passionate about them.  They are almost endangered.  They only lay their eggs on “Milk Weed” (not really a weed) so plant some wherever you can.

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