Blog of an Ancient Gardener
Gardening tips plus observations about retirement life and what’s happening beyond the garden gate.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Don’t Look Now: Crane Flies Are Mating
What’s all that bobbing up and down in the woods these late-winter days?
Hmm, I hadn’t noticed. But the action is getting hot and heavy as male winter crane flies are doing their mating dance.
Patterson Clark describes the annual ritual in his “Urban Jungle” column, “Snow swarms,” in the Washington Post. Warning: Graphics are “G” rated.
To read “Snow swarms,”
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