One of the first activities I volunteered for in Savannah was helping out at a place called Sparrow Field where a small group of gardeners, funded by Skidaway Audubon and other altruistic organizations, created a beautiful garden on a berm that separated a golf green from a beautiful wild field. The drive in to the parking area is quiet and peaceful. The opportunity to create a pollinator garden and bring butterflies and other beneficial insects was seized upon, and the valuable work done there is appreciated by many.
One of the first sights of the day! This is what we all long to see…. A caterpillar using this plant as a host plant to fuel its journey to butterfly status.