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Want to Help Put the Garden to Bed for the Winter?

31 Oct

Hostas and asters are still flowering but alas, cold weather is here and its time to winterize the garden.

Join us for small work sessions: Sun Nov 1st from 10am until 130pm; Tues Nov 3rd in the afternoon as well as Sat Nov 7th and Sun Nov 8th. RSVP to cvearthlab@gmail.com, esp if you are bringing youngsters, so we can arrange child-friendly tasks.

And don’t forget to VOTE!

Thx, –Denise

Hello Asters!

21 Oct

The asters have finally bloomed!

Mid-August Garden Highlights 2020

19 Sep

My Favorite Flower This Week…

29 Aug

is Zinnia!!!

Monarch Caterpillar #2 Is Still Eating, Preparing for Transformation

26 Aug

This one is staying in the triangle-shaped habitat that is hanging from shrub next to garden shed behind 195 Adams.

Monarch Caterpillar #1 Changes Into Chrysalis

26 Aug

See her in the large green cage by the garden shed, but don’t disturb her. She’ll be in there for a week or two before she turns into a butterfly.

Early August 2020 Highlights

23 Aug

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Close Up Monarch Butterfly Pics

22 Aug

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ISO Proper Caterpillar Cage

22 Aug

Found another Monarch caterpillar but don’t have an appropriate container…Anyone have a butterfly cage on hand? This will only last a day or two…TIA. -Denise

Captured! Monarch Caterpillar

19 Aug

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Found this gal on milkweed today; she’s in the butterfly house hanging by the garden shed behind 195 Adams. Have a look! But please don’t remove or touch her — as bacteria from humans may harm her.

-Denise

Related:  What’s the Big Deal About Monarchs?

See Captive Monarch Caterpillar In Chrysalis 

Monarch Butterfly Was Tagged, Released Today

 

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