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Christmas Eve at the Monarch House

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Yesterday marked the first full day that the first monarch was out of the chrysalis. As was expected, he hung on the chrysalis for many hours, as my granddaughter Paige was happy educate me, to allow its wings to dry. Continue reading…

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Monarch Butterflies in Winter

A week or two ago when we had the cold snap a Butterfly Weed (milkweed) plant died back and its leaves turned black. When I went to cut it back I noticed a couple of caterpillars still on the plant. Continue reading…

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