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August 31, 2011


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I always get excited when I see these beautiful caterpillars in the garden. Congrats! :)


What beautiful stripes this little creature has. :)


Congrats for the monarch cats!!! A big thrill indeed!


Kathleen girl these are fantastic pictures! I have always planted so many butterfly "magnets" in my garden to draw the beauties in .. I have had lots of Black Swallowtail caterpillars but never got to see them through the whole cycle because they left home for a better spot around the deck where we can't see them .. very shy these guys.
And YES ! I also am in a predicament about my own interference with keeping a caterpillar now in the chrysalis stage .. I worry it will be too cold and too late for it to survive .. I'm actually hoping it will do the over winter thing and come out for Spring .. I have read as much as I can and that is one of the things they are capable of doing. It is amazing eh ?
Glad to have company with loving these creatures : )


Oh that is exciting! I've never seen them in my garden, might have to get some milkweed.


Email me so I can send you my address for those seeds. Thanks.


Congrats on hosting the Monarch cats! They really do seem to love 'Ice Ballet'. I've seen them strip that one and leave the pink ones.


Congrats! As one who has never had a monarch cat in my garden, I'm a little bit jealous. :) And I can't give you any advice on taking care of them. I hope they survive and thrive.


I've been bringing in my monarch caterpillar's and putting them in a big jar and raising them into butterflies!!! My 4th butterfly is about ready to come out of it's chrysalis any day now!

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