Posts Tagged ‘butterfly’

Day 280 – Life 365

 

Sunshine Flowers

 

Still have to id this plant that was growing on the edge of a field. Could be a weed but not likely. The entire plant seems to spread and grow up to 25 feet high. Found an offshoot and attempting to grow in my yard.

 

 

Day 106 – Life 365

Buttercup

Buttercup

Buttercup – 2 of the 3 Monarch are out. Savannah named the first, Buttercup. The second, has issues and is named Doodle. The third to come out tomorrow will be Omega.

Day 95 – Life 365

Chrysalis

Chrysalis

2 are wrapped up and one is working hard at it. I managed to get all out of holding container and tie them up to hang better. Just before the Monarch is ready, this casing will turn black.

Day 90 – Life 365

Cat house upgrade

Cat house upgrade

The caterpillars moved into their larger container on their way to becoming Monarch butterflies. Size at this point is 2 inches.

Day 78 – Life 365

Baby Cats

Baby Cats

Decided to take 2 leaves with Monarch butterfly eggs on them from Day 76 picture. 2 out of 4 of the caterpillars can be seen in this pic. They are about 2mm long.

Day 76 – Life 365

Nursery

Nursery

Monarchs lay their eggs on Milkweed. I raised Monarchs while I was teaching. Pulled 3 eggs from this neighborhood plant.