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Hooray for This Lady + Other Beneficial Bugs!

17 May

Spotted this weekend: a painted lady butterfly, some fat bumble bees, and this ladybug. Spring is here.

Anethum graveolens L.  (Dill)

14 Jun

 

Dill is a host plant for black swallowtail butterflies. Watch for the caterpillars!

Dill is a host plant for black swallowtail butterflies. Watch for the caterpillars!

 

Dill is an annual, self-seeding plant. Along with carrots, parsley and fennel, Dill acts as a host plant for Black Swallowtail butterflies.

 Source list: Monarch Watch; Bronx Green-Up (NYBG)USDA

 

 

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