Urquhart Butterfly Garden

The Urquhart Butterfly Garden recently updated the plaques in the information kiosk in the King Street East garden. The plaques which had been damaged over the years by both vandals and by the weather were replaced with help from the Trillium Foundation.

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

New plaques in the garden kiosk.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo a Great Spangled Fritillary on cone flower in the garden. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

A Great Spangled Fritillary on cone flower in the garden.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo a Giant Swallowtail butterfly enjoys the one of the many butterfly bushes in the garden. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

A Giant Swallowtail butterfly enjoys the one of the many butterfly bushes in the garden.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo a cabbage white butterfly amongst the flowers. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

A  Cabbage White butterfly amongst the flowers.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo one of several photographers in the garden Tuesday afternoon.Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

The garden is again hosting it’s annual photography contest. One of several photographers in the garden Tuesday afternoon.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo bees are also busy at work in the butterfly garden. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

A bee busy at work in the butterfly garden.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 10,2016 A somewhat tattered Tiger Swallowtail on a butterfly bush in the Urquhart Butterfly Garden. Cathie Coward/ HamiltonSpectator

A tattered Tiger Swallowtail on a butterfly bush.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 10,2016 A tiny Pearl Cresent butterfly about the size of a quarter with it's wings extended, sits on the pathway in the Urquhart Butterfly Garden. Cathie Coward/ HamiltonSpectator

A tiny Pearl Cresent butterfly about the size of a quarter with it’s wings extended, sits on the pathway in the Urquhart Butterfly Garden.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo a Giant Swallowtail butterfly enjoys the one of the many butterfly bushes in the garden. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

The Giant Swallowtail butterfly.

 

Hamilton, Ontario, Aug 9,2016- Sun faded signs at the Urquhart Butterfly Garden in Dundas have recently been replaced with colourful new, plaques. As well as identifying the King Street East garden the signs also help visitors identify common butterflies of Southern Ontario found in the garden. The garden is again hosting it's annual photography contest. In this photo a Great Spangled Fritillary on cone flower in the garden. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

A Great Spangled Fritillary. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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