Garden Friends

The garden would be a bit boring without a few cool garden friends sharing our space!

This year alone, we’ve enjoyed sharing our gardens with:

  • Ladybugs
  • Butterflies
  • Swallowtail Butterflies
  • Bees
  • Praying Mantis
  • Spiders
  • Worms

Share our adventures in gardening here!

Need Seeds – 8 Places to Get Quality, Cheap Seeds
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Need Seeds – 8 Places to Get Quality, Cheap Seeds

Need seeds, anyone?! Maybe it was the pandemic, or maybe it was a family emergency that occurred at its peak. Maybe it was both. I’m not sure which, but somehow this year I became ever more in love with gardening. And no matter how many seeds I buy or swap, I still NEED SEEDS. It’s…

Raising and Hatching an Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly
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Raising and Hatching an Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly

During our gardening adventures this summer, we found some new garden friends! Our carrot patch attracted an Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly who laid her eggs on the carrot greens. We noticed the swallowtail caterpillars once they were fairly large and beautifully colored with bright green and black bands. Our first caterpillar friend hatched into a…