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Get to Know Your Favorite Butterflies

Tiger Swallowtail ~~ Take a look at a Tiger Swallowtail butterfly and you'll see how this black-striped insect got its name. Tiger Swallowtails can reach more than 5 inches across, filling the garden with bold yellow color. Attract their caterpillars with trees such as willow, ash, birch, or cottonwood. The butterflies drink nectar from coneflower and Mexican sunflower.

Arboretum All-Stars The horticultural staff of the UC Davis Arboretum have identified 100 tough, reliable plants that have been tested in the Arboretum, are easy to grow, don’t need a lot of water, have few problems with pests or diseases, and have outstanding qualities in the garden. Many of them are California native plants and support native birds and insects. Most All-Star plants can be successfully planted and grown throughout California.

R15290 Nature Paper Ages 4+ "Paint" with pictures! We've printed beautiful pictures of all natural objects onto top quality craft paper. The images are die-cut so you can pop them out and compose pictures. Use the wonderful selection of flowers, leaves, twigs, shell, stone and rocks to compose pictures of animals, insects, people and places. Images are printed on high quality, acid free paper. Nature Paper is great for seasonal crafts in the spring.

Keep these seed bearing plants in your garden all winter long, and the birds will thank you for the extra food source.

Polar bear photograph taken by Manitoban named one of the world's best of 2015

This is the photograph that was selected as one of 2015's best in the world by mymodernmet.com, a prestigious online publication based in New York.

Most beautiful birds in the world

This is my collection of most beautiful birds in the world. I update it when ever i get time, most of these have been emailed to me by my friends and some i have selected from internet. Hope you enjoy this colourful hub. Don't Forget to share...