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My Milkweed Plants Have Some Guests

I was very excited last night to discover that some monarchs who passed through our yard finally made use of my milkweed plants. I thought you guys might like to see the outcome.

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Five caterpillars! I’m quite pleased because I’ve had milkweed for four years now and this is the first time I’ve found caterpillars. Also, these particular two plants were volunteers.

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I have my fingers crossed no raccoons try to snack on these guys. Once they make chrysalisses, I'm going to put them in an enclosure to keep them protected.

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