Monarchs and Milkweed

Monarch caterpillars need milkweed to survive.  I planted some last summer and was thrilled when the caterpillars started to appear!

In response to The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge A Good Match

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About Susan Gutterman

I am an amateur photographer and occasional blogger, living in northern California. I also enjoy reading, walking, traveling, volunteering and spending time with my family and my yellow lab, Gabby.
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5 Responses to Monarchs and Milkweed

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  2. macmsue says:

    Aren’t they great? I “rescued” one yesterday when I saw it leaving the bush and it’s just starting to pupate now. I agree with you Swan Bush and Monarchs are a perfect match.

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  3. Jane Lurie says:

    The markings are so beautiful. Great shot, Susan.

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  4. DailyMusings says:

    beautiful capture! Our local park planted a milkweed garden last year- I look forward to seeing new arrivals!

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