Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Exquisite Jewels

“Exquisite Jewels”
Judy Royal Glenn Photography

The chrysalis of the monarch butterfly is a sight to be seen. It is beautiful with exquisite yellow and black looking jewels near the top.

 After I spoke at the Friends First Friday group about hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail, I went on a treasure hunt. Shelly, the Director of Horticulture, told me there were three monarch caterpillars in a garden bed recently planted. 

I flagged down another curator and we hunted for the treasure but came up empty. Instead of looking for caterpillars, I started looking for chrysalises. B-I-N-G-O! 

Isn’t it beautiful?

Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 

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  1. I'm puing in new flower beds in the back yard. I'm dedicating a small one to milkweed.

    1. I am not puing in new beds. I am putting in new beds!
      Note to self: proofread before you hit send!


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