I've blogged about our backyard Monarchs previously.
|The caterpillars feed on milkweed species exclusively. We had a lot of fun last year watching them complete their life cycle. This guy is about one hour old.|
Two days ago, NYT published this piece describing how Monarch habitat is almost gone. That was part of my inspiration for saving our current batch of volunteer plants.
|They don't take long to grow to a good size.|