Birthday present

spaceman13(6b)June 30, 2011

I got a nice birthday present this morning, I found my first butterfly egg in MY butterfly garden on my property, a BST, on my Bronze Fennel!

I was perusing this forum at around 7 and breifly saw something dark flutter past the window. I figured it was one of the many small birds, so I didn't check till I was heading out to work. Found the egg and put down my stuff, went to my potting bench and grabbed some scissors and snipped it. Took it upstairs and got it situated.

So I was a half hour late to work...big deal!

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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

Congrats!! Butterfly gardens DO work. Now, keep a look out for more eggs. She has your number.


And, Happy Birthday!

    Bookmark   June 30, 2011 at 10:31AM
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fighting8r(10 Fort Myers Florida)

Yes! Usually if you find one there are many more coming.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2011 at 5:51PM
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Happy Birthday! And what a great present!

If you can't be 30 minutes late on your birthday, when can you?

Be sure to show us a picture of your present when it turns into a beautiful Butterfly.


    Bookmark   June 30, 2011 at 6:40PM
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bandjzmom(7 NWGeorgia)

Happy Birthday spaceman! What a great present! I recall the day when I found my very first BST egg on my fennel. Very exciting stuff. Plant those host plants, and they will come. Best of luck!!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 10:04AM
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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

Happy birthday!
Ditto to what's been said about there will be more - there WILL be!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 10:50AM
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Happy Birthday Spaceman! Great present. Bronze fennel is a wonderful plant for Black Swallowtails. I bet you find more.
Did you tell them why you were late?

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 11:45AM
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