With Winter’s chill joined by torrential rains, our area’s Spring has been delayed. Then this past weekend, everything warmed up, the grass was luscious green again. Soon more birds and butterflies will come back as well.
And I have seen a butterfly or two in my time—even nurturing a few from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly as a child.
The shimmering pale blues, greens, pinks, and purples of this butterfly’s wings are really beautiful! And the image makes me smile at nature’s handiwork.
The pastel yet vibrant coloring of this butterfly seems emblematic of Spring to me—and my switching over to my Spring and Summer clothes, which tend to favor pale pinks, peaches, greens, ivory, etc.
And I was just thinking about wanting to plant some flowers again on the deck railing boxes and raised pots on my back deck as in past years (pink impatiens in foreground of image below).
So this year, I think that I will try to see if I can find some butterfly friendly flowers to plant—like zinnias, verbenas, and milkweed. So here’s a little primer to get me started:
Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & happy day! Hugs & Cheers! Grati ;->