Saturday, November 30, 2013

Caterpillars - Gone

The cold weather last week has nipped all of the milkweed.  Their light brown stalks standing bare in the garden.  Tough times for the caterpillars, as a week ago there were many on these plants. But they "have their ways" as Saturday, when it warmed a bit, a monarch fluttered by as well as a Little Sulfur.   The poppy seeds planted last month have poked through like spots of a bright green carpet.

In the vegetable garden, the cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, parsley, thyme, dill and sage are doing well.  The green beans, full of blooms, took a bit of a hit!


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