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monarchs are here!!!

Posted by pjtexgirl 7b DFW (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 21, 11 at 18:20

I need to have my DH help me load pictures. Everyone feel free to share.


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RE: monarchs are here!!!

I had a pristine Monarch mama visit my garden about 2 weekends ago. I thought she was an escapee from the Southlake Town Centre butterfly exhibit. Monarch cats were on my milkweek and were huge and then disappeared-I hope they've spun a chrysalis somewhere and will emerge to continue the cyle


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RE: monarchs are here!!!

I put the bananas, brown sugar and dark ale through the blender yesterday, then poured it on a log, and had two gorgeous butterlies hanging around all afternoon, but haven't seen them today. Did see a hummingbird on my Giant Turks Cap though!


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RE: monarchs are here!!!

Finally!!
I planted a small stand of milkweed just for them this spring and have had no customers until now. They are laying eggs and hopefully the larvae will appear shortly.

Here is a pic I shot yesterday:
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