Whether March rolls in like a lion or a lamb, spring is on its way in the Lowcountry. Carolina Jessamine is finishing its bloom just as Dewberries begin to show their happy flowers, protected by thorns. Skippers and Falcate Orangetips can be found pollinating everything that’s blooming. Bluets thrive in the forest edges.
The reptiles are warming up
This is the time of year when cold-blooded animals wake up and start moving. Mud turtles might leave the safety of the bottom of their wetlands to seek mates or places to lay eggs.
Some years, there are even baby alligators over at the pond.
Our Eagles are growing
Sometimes, the parents get tired of feeding all their hard caught food to their youngsters and eat on a separate platform.