Category Archives: Dill

Eastern Black Swallowtail And Monarch Caterpillars

I got home while there was still a little bit of daylight left, so I grabbed my camera to take some pictures of the Butterfly Caterpillars we have. First are the Eastern Black Swallowtail Caterpillars.  We have quite a few of these now, we’ve counted around 20, but our Fennel is so thick, I’m sure […]

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Female Eastern Black Swallowtail Laying Eggs On Fennel

In between digging up some Bamboo, photographing Wildflowers, and trimming some Milkweed, we had another Eastern Black Swallowtail visit the garden.  This particular Butterfly was laying eggs on both the Fennel and Dill.  In the past, the Eastern Black Swallowtail would only lay eggs on our Fennel, not the Dill, although that is one of […]

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Updated Butterfly Garden

I couldn’t stand it any longer.  Although there is a chance of freezing weather this week, I just had to go buy some new plants.  I’ve been tired of looking in the backyard and seeing nothing but brown. I previously had about 10 milkweed plants (which have been in pots that I take indoors when […]

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