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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Birds in the Meadows

Fading flowers in the Garden’s wildflower meadows are attracting many finches. Thistles provide an early summer buffet of dried seeds. Some birds can be viewed very closely while standing still on the meadow’s edge near some cover.

Mulch Program

In the late 70’s under then-Mayor Joe Davis, the Huntsville Public Works department began the service of vacuuming loose leaves from the curbs of residents. Huntsville was the only major Alabama city that allowed residents to rake or blow their … Continue reading

Butterfly Lifecycle – Part Three

Pupa (Chrysalis) The pupa stage of the butterfly’s life cycle is the time of complete change. The pupa is also known as a chrysalis and is the stage when the slow moving caterpillar changes into a winged butterfly. The caterpillar … Continue reading

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