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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Gage Gardens in Marathon

I enjoyed hunting for butterflies and odes at Gage Gardens today in spite of the sadness that they were mowing the wonderful wildflowers, even as I was happily searching through them.

Billionaire, J P Bryan, owns the place, and I consider it generous of him to make it available to the public. Still, I feel if he knew what a treasured habitat it could be, he might reconsider all the mowing. I had never realized before what a manicured place it really is.

Moments before the flowers got mowed, I found this lifer butterfly, a Small Checkered-Skipper...

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