Nature Nerds

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Monarch on Milkweed

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Yellow-collared Scape Moth

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Orange Sulfur on some watermelons

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Belted Kingfisher

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Black and Yellow Garden Spider

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Some type of Fritillary

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European Honey Bee on a Echinacea Flower

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Baby Monarch Caterpillar

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Tobacco Hornworm Moth

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Milkweed Borer

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Ambush Bug crawling up my sock. These guys eat strawberry pests like aphids and beetles and are a welcome sight on our farm.

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Milbert’s Tortoiseshell

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Recently emerged Black Swallowtail climbing on a monarch butterfly chrysalis. The Swallowtail was found in our garden on parsley.

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Black swallowtail chrysalis (Bottom) and Monarch caterpillar (Top)

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Black Swallowtail

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Monarch Caterpillars

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European Honey Bee’s

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A well deserved snack for these hard working honey bee’s!

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Wooly Bear Caterpillar in the pollinator garden

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Black Swallowtail caterpillar

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Great Golden Digger Wasp

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Great Golden Digger Wasp in the pollinator patch

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Milkweed Tussock Moth

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Great Golden Digger Wasp on a mint plant

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Red Milkweed Beetle

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Squash Bee’s

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Squash bees

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A fawn white-tail deer checking out our no-till pumpkin planter

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The deer got tired just looking at how hard we were working

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It was a close call for these Eastern Wild Turkey eggs

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Burrowing Bee’s pollinating some early strawberry blossoms

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European Honey Bee’s checking out the row cover bags.

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Luna Moth on the loading dock at our pack barn

 

 

 

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Gary Tree Frog

 

 

 

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Bumble Bee on a giant sunflower

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Lady Bug on strawberry blossoms. Lady bugs can eat up to 50 aphids (a pest of strawberries) in a day

 


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