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Twister - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
Twister - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
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Monarch on the move - Monarch takes aim at milkweed plant in the neighborhood.
Monarch on the move - Monarch takes aim at milkweed plant in the neighborhood.
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First of 2021 - The first monarch butterfly of 2021 spotted in the backyard.
First of 2021 - The first monarch butterfly of 2021 spotted in the backyard.
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Destination sunflower - Monarch butterfly among the sunflowers near home.
Destination sunflower - Monarch butterfly among the sunflowers near home.
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Co-dependents - Monarch and milkweed in the garden.
Co-dependents - Monarch and milkweed in the garden.
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Monarch here - I saw my first monarch butterfly of the summer and caught it on a scarlet beebalm.
Monarch here - I saw my first monarch butterfly of the summer and caught it on a scarlet beebalm.
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Face to face - Monarch butterfly on sunflower near home.
Face to face - Monarch butterfly on sunflower near home.
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Wing span - In the garden.
Wing span - In the garden.
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The big reach - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
The big reach - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
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Hang out - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
Hang out - A monarch caterpillar chows down on a milkweed leaf in the garden. In early spring I planted a small plot with milkweed never thinking that is would come in this year. But low and behold, two milkweed plants that are all of 6 inches tall did make it. And darn if a monarch caterpillar didn't find the small plants and all but strip the leaves off it.
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Monarch a-risin' - Monarch butterfly on milkweed in neighbor's garden.
Monarch a-risin' - Monarch butterfly on milkweed in neighbor's garden.