Tag Archives: butterflies

caterpillar club

We’re raising caterpillars we found on the parsley in the garden. We did the same two years ago. It’s fascinating to watch them grow and change, molting as they get larger. We use a large fish tank to house them, and a piece of window screen with an elastic band to top the tank. To […]


I always thought flutter-by was a better name than butterfly for these beautiful fluttering insects. Yesterday we went to the Butterfly House in Chesterfield, Missouri. As soon as we walked in, a large butterfly landed on DH’s shoulder. The Butterfly House is in a large atrium, with butterflies everywhere! At the far end of the […]