One of the best perks of working in a nursery? Seeing native plants do what they do best! Last week this monarch butterfly caterpillar was spotted on one of its preferred host plant, the California milkweed (Asclepias californica)! We love seeing iconic pollinator species utilizing native plants at different stages of their life. (📸: Nikki Hanson) #asclepiascalifornica
As autumn takes a firm grasp around Beijing, the echoes of summer crickets fade. Thank you for sharing your songs!
A 蟈蟈(guōguō)Chinese bush cricket's cage. Typically hung outside in doorways, window sills or courtyards.