From Pine View Farm

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After the stripping the milkweed plant bare, the Monarch caterpillars settle down for a nap. This one chose the milkweed pot itself.

Monarch cocoon hanging from rim of flower pot

The milkweeds themselves are amazing. The caterpillars pick them bare–when they have eaten all the leaves, they start start eating the stems–and leaves come right back to feed the next brood.


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