The consequences of nature in your garden

Monarch butterflies caught in the Orb spider’s web
Orb spider in action

I was admiring the beautiful orb spider, when I looked deeper into her spider web and saw 2 butterflies- two monarch butterflies. The very butterflies I am trying to attract and save by planting butterfly weed and other pollinator plants. Looks like I just helped serve up a tasty dish to the resident spiders. Ouch.

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2 thoughts on “The consequences of nature in your garden

    1. Yes, it’s an illusion to think that you are “in charge” ! I also noticed that we have a red tailed hawk flying into our back garden and was very excited about that until I realized that they were eating our little song birds…

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