Early butterfly sighting in Ohio

mbhoneybee63(5)March 6, 2012

I was thrilled to see my first butterfly today, a cabbage white! I am a mail carrier so I am outdoors for 6-7 hrs a day. Today was a sunny and 50 degrees with crocuses and jonquils starting to bloom. It seems quite early to see any activity but I have to say it made my day! If it weren't for the cw'ts in the spring and fall there would be very few sightings of bf's at all...hurry up spring!

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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

That's great to hear - those cabbage whites are SO pretty! I'm sure you'll be seeing more butterflies in the near future!
Sherry

    Bookmark   March 7, 2012 at 10:34AM
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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

I saw my first butterfly of the season this week. It was orange-ish but I didn't get close enough to see what it was for sure, maybe a Goatweed Leafwing. It seems early but it won't get frozen anytime soon. Our forecast looks pretty warm for now.
There aren't many flowers blooming in my yard, just a little creeping phlox and daffodils. I think I'll put out some fruit. I have some bananas that are getting too ripe.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2012 at 10:57AM
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