SNAPSHOTS FROM PATTI PAPOW’S MAGICAL BUTTERFLY GARDEN

Photos from a recent visit to friend and East Gloucester resident Patti Papows delightful in-every-way butterfly and pollinator garden.

Snowberry Clearwing Moth

Although I was only able to visit for a few hours, it was wonderful to see all that she has planted for the pollinators, and as a result, all the pollinators drawn to her garden. You could spend a week in Patti’s garden and not see everything. The afternoon I was there, the deep magenta red butterfly bush was in full glorious bloom and was the star pollinator attractant of the day. Snowberry Clearwing Moths, Tiger Swallowtails, Monarchs, Catbirds, Robins, Bumble Bees, Honey Bees, and every other winged creature in the neighborhood was enjoying sweet nectar and the fruits from Patti’s blossoms. Bees and butterflies love variety and in a garden as richly planted as Patti’s, everyday is a party for the pollinators!

I am looking forward to returning to Patti’s garden when the Morning Glories are in full bloom 🙂

3 thoughts on “SNAPSHOTS FROM PATTI PAPOW’S MAGICAL BUTTERFLY GARDEN

  1. Thank you for all the beautiful pictures!! Since your visit-2 blazing star liatris have been planted as well as 4 button bushes and a new aster garden. Seaside goldenrod just arrived in the mail yesterday. Thanks for all your great suggestions on what to plant-it has been so much fun and provides much needed peace just watching the butterflies flitter about.

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  2. What a beautiful treat for us (FOB’s) tranquility and peace and beauty! Thanks to you both from bring this to us! 🙂 Dave & Kim 🙂

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