Why Do Stink Bugs Stink?

September 28th, 2019|

The stink bugs' stink is a defense mechanism that it can emit that keeps potential predators away. If you like this stink bug and want to see more images of Patio Life, please view the Patio Life gallery. Patio Life will be exhibiting at [...]

InVision Photo Festival

September 22nd, 2019|

Patio Life will be exhibiting at the Olympus InVision Photo Festival in Bethleham, PA from November 1-24, 2019! This festival is a month-long celebration featuring photography and photo-based arts with presentations from artists, workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and panel discussions. I will be giving a [...]

Forked-tail Katydid

September 21st, 2019|

Katydids rapidly rub their wings together and produce a noise that sounds like the word “katydid” from which they are named. If you like this katydid and want to see more images of Patio Life, then click here. If you plant it – they [...]

The Monarch Butterfly

September 14th, 2019|

The monarch butterfly (shown above) feeds on black and blue salvia, the most popular flower on the patio. Each spring, adult monarch butterflies head north from Mexico and return in the fall—a journey of 3,000-miles each way and travel as much as 100 miles [...]