For a few years now, I have been trying to create a vineyard environment that encourages pollinator insects. I have planted wild flowers at the end of vineyard rows and allow “weeds”, like Milkweed, to grow freely in the vineyard. Also, I am trying to reduce my use of pesticides that cause collateral damage to pollinator insects. This past season I saw a host of butterflies and many different species of bees. These are photos of some of the butterflies that were attracted to the vineyard.