by Jane Cramer, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Did you enjoy National Moth Week? At Butterflies LIVE! we love moths. You may have read about our Luna moth caterpillars in the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit or seen them, but did you know there is a story behind them? The Garden’s naturalist friend, Linda McBride, […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I’ve always said that if I’d known the trees in my back yard were sweet-gum trees, I would have never bought my house. The previous owner, had carefully picked up every single prickly gum ball from the yard and mulched very carefully so that there […]
by Kendra Norrell, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In case you didn’t know, this week is National Moth Week. Here at the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit, we are known for having a variety of butterflies, but periodically we will get some moths to liven up the exhibit with their nocturnal glory. Having the moths in […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s Moth Month at Lewis Ginter! I’ve always been a fan of Luna moths, because they are so beautiful, especially when you find them unexpectedly in your own yard. But I’d never heard o f Luna Moths’ cousin, the African Moon Moth! For Moth Month […]