Pollinator of the Week
BLACK SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLY
Pollinator Useful Facts...
-preferred habitat: large fields, marshes, hills
-favorite host plants: celery, dill, parsley, carrot, fennel
-favorite nectar plants: coneflower, red clover, sunflower, zinnia, butterfly weed (same plant family as milkweed) and bee balm
---Black Swallowtail Butterflies are especially attracted to large clusters of bright, colorful plants with lots of leaves!---
Keep in mind the following life stages of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly when watching for these vital, beautiful pollinators to appear in your garden ↓↓↓↓
This week's pollinator...
The Black Swallowtail Butterfly is already at work to pollinate our own South Ridge, Vermont field!