We found six tiger swallowtail butterfly eggs on our tulip tree; and now that they've hatched, we'll feed them magnolia leaves.
Tiger swallowtail egg on tulip tree sapling in our backyard.
Lots to release this morning.
We've been busy raising dozens of monarchs as well as black swallowtails, tiger swallowtails and other species. Please join us in our backyard Friday, Aug. 4, from 6:30-7:30 pm to hear about how we attract and raise various native butterflies. 112 Imperial St, Park Ridge, IL. Please bring a chair if you can!
Our first fritillary cat ever!