Summer is a great time to explore the garden at night, and as usual, our latest nocturnal species review didn’t disappoint! The standouts for the night were abundant moths and spiders. Eight species of spiders were observed as they busily worked their night shift. We are still working on identifying the dozens of moths.
Coolest Moth of the Night
When at rest, borer moths hold their marbled forewings in such a way as to mimic a crumpled leaf and their body resembles a stick.
Most Beautiful Moth of the Night
Birds love elderberry berries, Elder Moth larvae love elderberry leaves, a win win plant for your garden for attracting beautiful creatures into your yard.