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RE: Black Swallowtail Caterpillars/Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly


I just came in from watching a tiger swallowtail butterfly cavort in my
garden.  Why do the butterflies manage to move on while I'm trying to get my
camera?

LOL!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Karen Fernsler
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 4:31 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Black Swallowtail Caterpillars

I just planted some seed -- may have some seed to share come fall.

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 03:12:15PM -0700, 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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