Monarch butterfly tagged in Oklahoma netted in the Texas Hill Country 350 miles away
Eastern Black Swallowtails are everywhere this season: here's how to raise them at home.
Eastern Swallowtails butterflies are common this time of year. Here's how to raise them at home.
Caterpillar quiz: can you tell the difference between a Monarch butterfly and Eastern Swallowtail butterfly caterpillar? Here's how.
Last year about this time, we detailed a turf-to-bed [...]
Oh, those Crazy Chrysalises: Bringing Caterpillars Inside Can Result in Chrysalises in Surprising Places
Crazy chrysalises: if you bring in a caterpillar or chrysalis from the cold, be prepared to find the chrysalis in unlikely places. Monarch caterpillar
Congratulations, 2012! How does it feel to be the hottest year on record? And what does it mean for Monarchs and other migrating butterflies?
In the Butterfly Garden, Part II: Transplants and Seedlings to Make a Vibrant Butterfly Garden in Downtown San Antonio
The turf-to-bed conversion continues as we begin to transform a drought-damaged downtown San Antonio yard into a butterfly garden. Favorite host plants will be transplanted from Austin, we'll buy several new plants in the spring and plan our seedling strategy for early January. Read all about it, and let us know if you have questions.
Butterfly FAQ: Is Relocating a Monarch Chrysalis OK? Yes, and Here’s Tips On How to Handle Them With Care
Butterfly FAQ: Is it OK to relocate a Monarch chrysalis after its formed? Answer: Yes, and here's some tips on what to keep in mind when you do.
Happy First Birthday! Cheers to the Texas Butterfly Ranch and to the Evolution of this Butterfly Blog
Happy first birthday to the Texas Butterfly Ranch blog, where we love the whole life cycle. Read on to learn how we came about blogging and how our education continues.