Ah, October.  I have written about autumn joys before, because it’s such a lovely time to be in the lowcountry.

Wildflowers and Butterflies

The marsh turns gold as the grasses finish blooming

Saltmarsh cordgrass turns gold in the fall as the flowers bloom and drip seeds.  This cordgrass is of solid economic importance to the local community, and creates one of the most important habitats in the world.

Migration brings some winter residents back, while other birds stop over on their way to the tropics

It's a great season for Spiders

Did you know we have dung beetles here in South Carolina?

And one October, we were lucky to find an octopus