Day: November 20, 2023

Betty Blackmond's home garden

Field Trip to Betty Blackmond’s gardens

On  a beautiful fall day, November 15, 2023, about 14 of us went to Betty Blackmond’s home to see her wonderful gardens. It was a delightful experience as well as


Antelope horns dots the roadsides

The leaves of milkweeds are the primary food source for the Monarch caterpillar and the flowers provide a nectar source for the adult butterfly that has a high glucose content.


A few of our native milkweeds

Two of the most important for monarch butterflies are Antelope Horns and Green Milkweed because they are common milkweeds that grow in pastures and along roadsides throughout the central flyway of Texas, the path that most Monarchs take on their migration through Texas.