Milkweed

Discussion in 'General Gardening' started by Hobie, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Hobie

    Hobie New Member

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    May not be real gardening, but it is growing around my vegetable garden, and the bees love it, so it stays.

    Tuesday I found a monarch caterpillar on the ground and placed it on a milkweed leaf. Yesterday I looked for it and found a beautiful green crysalis! First one I have ever seen. Now to wait 10-14 days... and hope the birds don't eat it.
     
  2. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    cut the plant stalk down and put it in a bird cage or something of the like to keep the birds off of it.

    G3
     

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  4. Charles

    Charles New Member

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    Very nice! Thanks for the share :)
     
  5. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    thats some good pics, hope the kids got to watch him hatch out.

    G3