Butterflies in Minnesota

minrose(4Mn)April 7, 2012

A couple days ago, I had the day off from work, so I was weeding in my perrenial bed. I saw an American Lady butterfly and a small white butterfly. Looked like a white sulfer but a minature one. I didn't have any flowers blooming unfortunately so they did not stick around. But sure am happy to see butterflies on April 5! Went looking to see about milkweed around our place, I found 4 of out my 7 butterfly weed plants are sprouting. Then yesterday I drove to my favorite place to collect milkweed to see if any of it was sprouting and I found a little sprout coming up, yeah! I do believe, Minnesota is going to be ready for the Monarchs when they come soon!

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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

Yes, it sounds like we are in for a good year, Won't be long until those Monarchs arrive.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2012 at 10:30AM
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KC Clark - Zone 2012-6a OH

I planted a new swamp milkweed plant yesterday. Found that last year's plant is about 3/4" high right now. Hoping the deer leave it alone this year.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2012 at 12:18PM
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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

Congrats, Tony!

It's looking like a big butterfly year all over the country!


    Bookmark   April 7, 2012 at 1:02PM
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