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mrsclem

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I haven't seen too many lately. We did have our 1st hatch out today. I read in the local paper that the fall migration is in the next 2 weeks so hoping to see more. Is it ok to cut back the regular milkweed? I wouldn't think they would be laying eggs this late in the year. We have 6 more monarch to hatch, 9 black swallowtails plus just had another batch of swallowtail eggs hatch.
 

addy1

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My milk weed was totally stripped of leaves, never did see a cat. It is just stems sticking up right now.
 
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My two feeders hold around 20 lbs of seed each, enough falls to satisfy all the birds, squirrels, ground hog and whatever else shows up.
 
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I could put 10 lbs of seed out daily. Not to mention the peanut feeder hanging, they are pigs. Dawn to dusk.
 

JBtheExplorer

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I found this Western chorus frog sitting on a 4x4 in the path in my native garden. This is the fourth chorus frog I've seen in my gardens over the past month. Pretty surprising, since I usually don't see any.

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JBtheExplorer

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Always seeing goldfinches on the coneflowers this time of year. It seems they've just about finished all the coneflower seeds already.

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