Tag Archives: Caterpillar

Gift #368: Small caterpillars

The first thing I did upon getting back home from my trip was to drop my luggage at the door and head out to the porch to inspect my rue.  And there they were – two little swallowtail caterpillars!  What … Continue reading

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Gift #159: Wooly bear caterpillar

Today’s featured guest is another little creature that I found on hikes at Spring Mill.  I actually saw several.  May I introduce you to the wooly bear caterpillar?  I remember seeing pictures of this little guy in my books from … Continue reading

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Gift #48: Sphinx moth

The morning after I returned from Denver, there was a special gift waiting on the doorstep.  This beautiful creature was resting on the back step.  At first I thought it was some dried leaves, but upon closer inspection, I realized … Continue reading

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Gift #29: Swallowtail caterpillar

This week marked a momentous occasion in the seasonal calendar.  Starting at the beginning of May, when my rue is leafing, I have to check everyday for swallowtail caterpillars.  I first noticed them 3 years ago.  there were several tiny, black … Continue reading

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