Rushing the Season

Pipevine Swallowtail
Photo: Ben Alkire

It is still winter in Indiana with snow on the ground but Spring will be here soon. Many gardeners bring plants indoors for the winter and set them outside during the summer. The outdoor plants can have insects on them and can lead to surprises. A friend sent me this picture of a Pipevine Swallowtail that emerged in his house in March. It is too cold to release outside it is unlikely to live long enough to find a mate in late spring. Last Fall, the house…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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