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Re: Black Swallowtail Caterpillars


nope- mom wants to make old fashion dill pickles in the crock... I am
sure you are familar with those Jim.... but I don't have any fresh dill
..

 
Thought if I could find some dill to grow, maybe next year it could happen.
 
Donna

----- Original Message ----
From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 5:52:32 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Black Swallowtail Caterpillars


Good question. I've concluded that the starts in the box stores are  
usually sweet anise or fennel. Sweet anise, incidentally, is also a  
terrific host for the black swallowtail, but it's not dill.


On Jul 25, 2006, at 6:12 PM, Donna wrote:

> who is growing dill? The old fashion normal not fancy kind?  I am  
> looking for some seeds/starts!
>
> Donna
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 9:04:55 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Black Swallowtail Caterpillars
>
>
> I do have parsely - right next to the fennel.  I hear they like dill  
> as well.
>
>
> Bonnie Holmes <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
>   Wow...I think they also live on parsley if you can also get some of  
> that
> going.
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Jesse Rene Bell
>> To:
>> Date: 7/24/2006 11:04:43 AM
>> Subject: [CHAT] Black Swallowtail Caterpillars
>>
>> Black Swallowtail Caterpillars
>> O.K. ya'll, this is the THIRD year I have tried to grow my bronze  
>> fennel
>> big enough to host the black swallowtail caterpillars. Last year the
>> goofy peacocks ate my plants, the year before that we had too much  
>> rain
>> and they rotted. BUT LOOK!!!! last night I went out and counted them -
>> 58 caterpillars were on my plants!!! I went NUTS. I had to drag the
>> whole family outside to look at them. The last words out of my mouth
>> before I drifted off to sleep were, "58 of them, I counted...." My
>> husband laughed because I was so excited.
>>
>>
> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/silverhawk@flash.net/album?.dir=/ 
> 7512re2&.src=
> ph&.tok=ph9h4OFBrNmx9WCo
>>
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27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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