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" The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. " ~Hanna Rion T he end of the Container Butterfly Garden draws nigh. I began dismantling the garden with the expectation of a move from California to the Prescott Valley area in Arizon...
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Just a quick little update and comment on the previous post by reader Margot Norris. She pointed out that Transition Laguna held a potluck for migrating Monarchs January 24th, plus the City of Laguna Beach gave a grant for the start of a Laguna Beach Monarc...
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“Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov Hello everyone! Long time no correspondence. On to business: W est Coast Monarch overwintering sites post increases in the last November census count which could par...
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“Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres A total of 20 hand-reared Monarchs have been released at the Container Butterfly Garden for the 2016 butterfly garden season throug...
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“How does one become a butterfly? They have to want to learn to fly so
much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” ~Trina Paulus I 've been on hiatus the past couple of weeks doggie and house sitting for some friends in Murrieta. Upon my ret...
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“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” ~ Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle E ight new chrysalides, of which four eclosed and were released Friday. Released sixteen s...
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“Entomologists use that word 'foul' often when referring to the flavor
of a caterpillar. They are rarely more specific than 'foul' or 'tasty.' I
expect that is because they are leaving the assessment up to birds, and
birds have a very binary approach.” ~...
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“The most satisfactory definition of man from the scientific point of view is probably Man the Tool-maker.” ~ Kenneth Oakley A couple of things: B utterfly sanctuary attraction in Buena Park, California: "Rubin Stahl wants Orange County residents stepping i...
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“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of
her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into
what she always had been. But she had wings.” ~ Dean Jackson T hings are "popping" so to speak in the Container But...
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              "I should tolerate the closeness of 2-3 caterpillars, if I want to get to know butterflies" ~ Antoine De Saint Exupéry T here are now 12 chrysalides dwelling safely in their eclosing cage, with more to come. All are safe from pesky tachinid fl...
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