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Old 10-23-2010, 10:49 AM   #11
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Thanks for all the kind words, guys.

I had to fight to leave the "weeds" in place - the smart weed and virginia creeper. I have such a big property that my new plan is that if you are a native and a larval host, you can stay even if most people think you are a weed - so I've researched many weeds to avoid having to pull them out! Saves my back and knees a lot of work.

I have a few corrections to make to the website pointed out by the guy whose site I am linking to, for example he says my spicebush swallowtail that I won the photo contest with is really a dark form eastern tiger swallowtail (and I looked more closely, and he is right!) Oops! Next year I'll have the spicebush guys, since I planted spicebush and sassafras and have already found caterpillars (if you plant them, they will come...)
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Old 10-25-2010, 08:53 AM   #12
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neat site!
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Old 11-06-2010, 06:11 PM   #13
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Very nice website and looks like you put a lot of time and work into it. Kudos!
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:50 PM   #14
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It's fun. You've probably got enough to do but.... didja ever think about letting the girls make some sort of a mud bath for the butterflies? It's called mud-puddling. Kids love mud!!!
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