Category: Butterflies

  • Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

    I am so pleased to be volunteering again for the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park! What a beautiful place to visit now and a wonderful legacy for future generations! In 2008 when I learned about the dream for a garden for all in the heart of Charlottesville, I knew that I […]

  • Success!

    Success!

    I was so pleased to snap my first pics of the Monarch caterpillars now appearing live in my pollinator garden. Thanks to Kay and Edwin Poole for all their wise counsel!

  • Happy National Pollinator Week from the Colonnades Gardeners!

    Happy National Pollinator Week from the Colonnades Gardeners!
  • Butterfly Garden

    Butterfly Garden

    Colonnades Gardeners are so pleased to have received our certificate and sign recognizing our Butterfly Garden from the North American Butterfly Association. Thanks so much! We will try to capture some beautiful photos to share as the weeks go by.

  • North American Butterfly Photo Contest Opens Monday, September 1

    North American Butterfly Photo Contest Opens Monday, September 1

    North American Butterfly Photo Contest Opens Monday, September 1 Your favorite butterfly photo could win $500! Part of the 19thAnnual Texas Butterfly Festival, this contest is open to everyone in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and accepts digital photos of live butterflies taken from October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014. It’s easy to enter […]

  • Wildflower Meadow in McIntire Park East

    Wildflower Meadow in McIntire Park East

    Looking forward to the butterflies – Hope the meadow and trail will open soon! In reading the Charlottesville Tomorrow article, I was delighted to see that the Overall Park design for McIntire Park East includes a wildflower meadow with a trail loop.   Wonderful! In the years to come, our new meadow will attract many visitors […]