The zinnia and milkweed patch has been attracting a magical assemblage of butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, hover flies, and other insects throughout the summer. Stay tuned for part two coming soon – Monarchs and Friends in Marsh and Meadow!
Plant and they will come!
Monarchs and friends in the mid-summer garden. A host of pollinators finds sustenance in our zinnia and milkweed patch.
Various bees and skippers
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticilllata)
“Carnival of the Animals”
Part two coming soon – Monarchs and Friends in Marsh and Meadow!