14 Difference Between Butterflies And Moths

Butterflies and moths have many things in common, including scales that cover their bodies and wings. In other words, there is no real taxonomic difference between butterflies and moths. Both are classified or belong to order Lepidoptera (from the Greek lepis meaning scale and pteron meaning wing). This order contains over 100 families of insects worldwide, some … Read more

17 Red Butterfly Species— Identification Guide

Butterflies are nearly worldwide in their distribution. There are about 17,500 species of butterflies in the world, and around 750 species in the United States. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. Research has shown that color reflection from butterfly wings are caused by not from pigment, but from tiny scaffolding within … Read more

12 Body Parts of a Butterfly— Identification Guide

How many body parts does a butterfly have? Like other insects, moths and butterflies have four wings, six legs, and a jointed body divided into three sections—head, thorax, and abdomen. Perhaps the most distinctive physical features of the butterfly are its club-tipped antennae and its habit of holding the wings vertically over the back when at … Read more

Black And Yellow Caterpillars: (With How To Identify Them)

A caterpillar is the larval stage of a moth or butterfly. It is the second part of their four-stage life cycle: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Caterpillars are typically voracious feeders and many of them are among the most serious of agricultural pests. Caterpillars of most species eat plant material (often leaves), but not all; some (about 1%) eat insects, … Read more

28 Yellow Rose Varieties ( With Name & Pictures)

Roses (Rosa species) with their fragrant, ruffled flowers, are popular around the world. They can be found in almost any color, and range in size from large shrubs to miniature plants. A yellow rose signifies friendship and caring. A healthy yellow rose bush is a joy to behold. Yellow roses come in several different varieties … Read more

35 Popular Gardening Quotes And Sayings

In an unstable, disorienting, and often infuriating world, it can be the purest tonic to see your garden reliably spring to life and throw color around your garden. Because of the intellectual stimulation and therapeutic benefits it provides, gardening has long attracted some of the world’s greatest thinkers. As a result, there is a wide variety … Read more

21 Types of Thistle Plants With How To Identify Them

Thistle is the common name of a group of flowering plants characterised by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins. Prickles can also occur all over the plant – on the stem and on the flat parts of the leaves. The stem is upright and usually hairy. Stems have few to many branches. Leaves are green above and … Read more

24 Varieties of Climbing Roses For Your Yard And Garden

Rosa is a genus of about 150 species of deciduous (occasionally evergreen) shrubs and climbers noted for their beautiful, often fragrant, single, semidouble or double flowers which are borne singly or in clusters on often prickly stems clad with 5-9 leaflets often having toothed margins. Climbing rose also referred to as crawling rose, is any rose … Read more