Thursday, April 5, 2012

Red Admirals feed on any nectar/pollen producing plant. The larva feed almost exclusivly on nettles.-Yes even stinging nettles produce something positive. They will produce a later hatch this summer and those butterflies are larger in size. The plums, the Red Admirals, and all the woodland wildflowers are all about a month early this year. March was the warmest on record for S.E. Minnesota.
PS We ate asparagus from our garden on Tuesday, April 3. That is