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🐛🦋 The lovely warm sunshine today reminded us to check our chrysalises that have been wintering in the shed.  Last summer we accidentally raised about 70 butterflies after our veg patch was overtaken with cabbage white butterfly eggs.  We had so much fun and it was an amazing learning experience to watch the whole life cycle unfold over several weeks with some of the eggs that we brought inside (#cudbycubsscience and the Butterfly stories on our profile page will show most of our butterfly journey)
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However 10 of them never came out of their chrysalises and after a bit of research we decided they'd gone into diapause, which is what some insects do over winter to avoid the cold weather (wish i had this super power myself actually!) They produce their own anti freeze to survive the winter and wait until spring to re-emerge. Just amazing! Even more amazing is that I think our hand reared shed dwellers may still be alive. Even though we couldn't raise a twitch from them today we found out that they would have turned black if they were dead. So we live in hope that these little babies may yet turn into butterflies! 🦋🦋🦋🦋
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Hope you've all had a wonderful Valentine's day ❤
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🐛🦋 The lovely warm sunshine today reminded us to check our chrysalises that have been wintering in the shed. Last summer we accidentally raised about 70 butterflies after our veg patch was overtaken with cabbage white butterfly eggs. We had so much fun and it was an amazing learning experience to watch the whole life cycle unfold over several weeks with some of the eggs that we brought inside (#cudbycubsscience  and the Butterfly stories on our profile page will show most of our butterfly journey) . However 10 of them never came out of their chrysalises and after a bit of research we decided they'd gone into diapause, which is what some insects do over winter to avoid the cold weather (wish i had this super power myself actually!) They produce their own anti freeze to survive the winter and wait until spring to re-emerge. Just amazing! Even more amazing is that I think our hand reared shed dwellers may still be alive. Even though we couldn't raise a twitch from them today we found out that they would have turned black if they were dead. So we live in hope that these little babies may yet turn into butterflies! 🦋🦋🦋🦋 . Hope you've all had a wonderful Valentine's day ❤ . . #raisingbutterflies  #diapause  #chrysalis  #survivingwinter  #lessonsfromnature  #thisiswhathomeschoolinglookslike  #thisiswhathomeeducationlookslike  #hereisourhomeschool  #thisisourhomeschool  #homeschoolreading  #homeschoolkids  #4and5yearsold  #homeschoollife  #wildandfreekids  #learningathome  #lifewithoutschool  #naturelessons  #unschooling  #unschool  #homeschooling 

Here we go! Looks like 5 Monarch Butterflies today. 🦋
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At some point, monarch chrysalis will turn dark, and you would be able to see butterfly’s silhouette. That’s how you know that your 🦋 is about to emerge, in 1 day max. 💚💚💚 #raisingmonarchs #raisingbutterflies #raisingmonarchbutterflies #monarchbutterfly #monarch
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At some point, monarch chrysalis will turn dark, and you would be able to see butterfly’s silhouette. That’s how you know that your 🦋 is about to emerge, in 1 day max. 💚💚💚 #raisingmonarchs  #raisingbutterflies  #raisingmonarchbutterflies  #monarchbutterfly  #monarch  . . . . . #mygarden  #gardening  #organic  #organicgardening  #organicliving  #tropicalfruit  #coolplants  #plantlove  #tropicalplants  #ediblegardening  #urbanfarm  #urbangardening  #gardenlife  #vegetablegarden  #growyourownfood  #ecofriendly  #permaculture  #nonprofit  #sustainable  #sustainability 

My Second Giant Swallowtail "Zizi" on Lantana Flower 🌸 🦋
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Zizi looked very beautiful and let me take more pictures. Made me happy. *
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My Second Giant Swallowtail "Zizi" on Lantana Flower 🌸 🦋 * Zizi looked very beautiful and let me take more pictures. Made me happy. * * #butterfly  #giantswallowtail  #nature  #insectlove  #raisingbutterflies  #florida  #insects  #butterflies  #butterfly_n_flower  #butterfliesofinstagram  #insecte  #papillon  #butterflygarden  #insectlovers  #pic  #pics  #insect  #macrophotography  #macro  #florida  #motyle  #photooftheday  #photographer  #motyl  #macrofriendly  #fl  #picoftheday  #photograph  #photos  #photographysouls  #photographie 

My Monarch Butterfly is Ready to Be Free. 🦋 Lakeland, Florida 🌴*
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Han vuelto las orugas de monarca! Save the monarch!
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I’ve loved working with wings for the past few days. As my window crystal reflected light across them I was reminded of how much I loved raising each one of them. 🦋
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I hate that these terrible parasites exist so that they can’t live a full life, but I’m glad I’m able to honor their short lives in any way I can. 💕
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I’ve loved working with wings for the past few days. As my window crystal reflected light across them I was reminded of how much I loved raising each one of them. 🦋 . I hate that these terrible parasites exist so that they can’t live a full life, but I’m glad I’m able to honor their short lives in any way I can. 💕 . #thecrystalbutterfly  #butterfly  #monarch  #monarcbutterfly  #raisingbutterflies  #butterflymagic  #divinefeminine  #goddess  #lightworker  #manifestation  #magic  #crystal  #crystalmagic  #beauty  #art  #butterflywings 

My Three Hungry Monarch Butterflies 🦋 🦋🦋 Lakeland, FL *
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🌱Most of you know that raising butterflies have become another passionately wonderful part of gardening for me. I love planting food for them, creating safe spaces, watching them dance in the garden amongst the flowers... wondering if they are one of the caterpillars we raised and released. .
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👋video of the LAST butterfly of 2018 (post #hurricaneflorence) upon our return from the evacuation. .
.🐛Hoping all this is making a difference in their population on earth, but knowing they’ve wonderfully impacted my life, my children’s lives, and the people around us. .
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.🦋 Today my certification and sign as an official Monarch Waystation arrived! We are #22703! I’m so happy to put this out on our shared community garden this year- #gathergardenNC -hopefully this will spark something in others to help in anyway that feels right to them. #monarchbutterfly #monarchwaystation22703 #monarchwaystation #vinsonfamilybaselife #butterfly #raisingbutterflies #monarch #createconserveprotect

🌱Most of you know that raising butterflies have become another passionately wonderful part of gardening for me. I love planting food for them, creating safe spaces, watching them dance in the garden amongst the flowers... wondering if they are one of the caterpillars we raised and released. . . 👋video of the LAST butterfly of 2018 (post #hurricaneflorence ) upon our return from the evacuation. . .🐛Hoping all this is making a difference in their population on earth, but knowing they’ve wonderfully impacted my life, my children’s lives, and the people around us. . . .🦋 Today my certification and sign as an official Monarch Waystation arrived! We are #22703 ! I’m so happy to put this out on our shared community garden this year- #gathergardenNC  -hopefully this will spark something in others to help in anyway that feels right to them. #monarchbutterfly  #monarchwaystation22703  #monarchwaystation  #vinsonfamilybaselife  #butterfly  #raisingbutterflies  #monarch  #createconserveprotect 

I’m just over here, collecting letters of the alphabet...Yesterday it was an X cat and today I found a double Y cat....Maybe they’re trying to speak! 🤣 This little one has been added to the “watch extra close” container and dubbed “YoYo.” #YoYoTheMonarch #doubleYcat #anomaly #nature #nofilter #notphotoshop #monarch #geneticsarecrazy #raisingbutterflies #crazycatlady #crazybutterflylady #raiseallthethings #savethemonarchs #racingextinction #saveourpollinators #caterpillar

I’m just over here, collecting letters of the alphabet...Yesterday it was an X cat and today I found a double Y cat....Maybe they’re trying to speak! 🤣 This little one has been added to the “watch extra close” container and dubbed “YoYo.” #YoYoTheMonarch  #doubleYcat  #anomaly  #nature  #nofilter  #notphotoshop  #monarch  #geneticsarecrazy  #raisingbutterflies  #crazycatlady  #crazybutterflylady  #raiseallthethings  #savethemonarchs  #racingextinction  #saveourpollinators  #caterpillar 

🌱 Cloudy release. We need everyone to have butterfly host plants, without them, we would have no Butterflies 🦋  UPDATE 1: Brought back inside with sugar water cotton ball. 🦋 UPDATE 2: Perfect release 1/27/19! 🦋 
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🌱 Cloudy release. We need everyone to have butterfly host plants, without them, we would have no Butterflies 🦋 UPDATE 1: Brought back inside with sugar water cotton ball. 🦋 UPDATE 2: Perfect release 1/27/19! 🦋 #raisingbutterflies  #hostplants  #butterflies  #monarchs  #monarchwatch  #monarch_hosts  #monarchbutterfly  #monarchhostplant  #milkweedplants  #milkweedformonarchs  #milkweed  #plantmilkweed  #nature  #naturalbeauty  #floridabutterflies  #florida  #fortlauderdale  #samsunggalaxy8  #galaxy8  #nababutterfly  #gardening  #butterflygardens 

We are currently hosting a butterfly who emerged from the chrysalis poorly. Gifty's wings may be destroyed but her spirit is mighty. As long as she chooses to live she'll have a flower feast and loving shelter available 24/7! She's been going strong for three days so far.  #monarch #raisingbutterflies

We are currently hosting a butterfly who emerged from the chrysalis poorly. Gifty's wings may be destroyed but her spirit is mighty. As long as she chooses to live she'll have a flower feast and loving shelter available 24/7! She's been going strong for three days so far. #monarch  #raisingbutterflies 

We had some crazy weather this morning. Finally got out to check on the garden and all the babies are up and munching away.
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These Orange Barred Sulphur Butterflies are so fast that even slo mo is fast 😎 on this very windy day. #orangebarredsulphur #butterflies #browardbutterflies #raisingbutterflies #cassia #butterflyhostplant #yellowbutterflies #nababutterfly #nature #windyday #floridabutterflies #butterfliesofinstagram #butterfliesofflorida #butterfly #naturalbeauty #savebutterflies #butterflygardens #gardening
Sorted/bagged/checked/etc all the milkweed gathered last night. PHEW! Y’all, I didn’t even count how many cats or eggs. But I’m in DEEP with this round 😂 Let just say there’s A LOT and call it good. Moved the “fatties” into their own enclosure and I’m crossing everything I didn’t miss any that I’ll later find wandering the bathroom. But if the past is any indicator, that’s pretty dang likely to happen in spite of my best efforts. Second to last pic is one of my new tinies from my batch of bleached eggs, just hatched about an hour ago ❤️ 2019 monarch season is starting off BUSY! #monarchs #imtired #busybusy #raisingmonarchs #raisingbutterflies #crazybutterflylady #raiseallthethings #plantmillweed #savethemonarchs #racingextinction #nofilter #nature #saveourpollinators #butterfliesofinstagram #caterpillarsofinstagram #caterpillars #crazycatlady 🐛

Sorted/bagged/checked/etc all the milkweed gathered last night. PHEW! Y’all, I didn’t even count how many cats or eggs. But I’m in DEEP with this round 😂 Let just say there’s A LOT and call it good. Moved the “fatties” into their own enclosure and I’m crossing everything I didn’t miss any that I’ll later find wandering the bathroom. But if the past is any indicator, that’s pretty dang likely to happen in spite of my best efforts. Second to last pic is one of my new tinies from my batch of bleached eggs, just hatched about an hour ago ❤️ 2019 monarch season is starting off BUSY! #monarchs  #imtired  #busybusy  #raisingmonarchs  #raisingbutterflies  #crazybutterflylady  #raiseallthethings  #plantmillweed  #savethemonarchs  #racingextinction  #nofilter  #nature  #saveourpollinators  #butterfliesofinstagram  #caterpillarsofinstagram  #caterpillars  #crazycatlady  🐛

We have some very exciting  news! Our original team of 5 caterpillars (2 are now chrysalis and 2 are hanging out waiting to join the chrysalis club and one (pictured) is getting ready to hang out) have been joined by 17 (we think, possibly more!) little baby caterpillars. 
We have 10 Swan plants in total, one was inside (with the original 5) and the others were outside and have been bombarded with butterfly visits in the last few days. We brought one plant inside and counted the 17 but there are 8 more plants outside with loads of other babies, we could be taking 100 or more caterpillars! 
We may need to start a new page to document the fun and frolics that these little guys have!

We might also need to invest in a swan plant Forrest! 🤔 🌏💚

We have some very exciting news! Our original team of 5 caterpillars (2 are now chrysalis and 2 are hanging out waiting to join the chrysalis club and one (pictured) is getting ready to hang out) have been joined by 17 (we think, possibly more!) little baby caterpillars. We have 10 Swan plants in total, one was inside (with the original 5) and the others were outside and have been bombarded with butterfly visits in the last few days. We brought one plant inside and counted the 17 but there are 8 more plants outside with loads of other babies, we could be taking 100 or more caterpillars! We may need to start a new page to document the fun and frolics that these little guys have! We might also need to invest in a swan plant Forrest! 🤔 🌏💚

Just hanging out 🤗 Hope you're all hanging out and having a great weekend! 🐛🦋

Just hanging out 🤗 Hope you're all hanging out and having a great weekend! 🐛🦋

Earthlove team update: the hungry hungry caterpillars have completely stripped their favourite branch and are desperately trying to find new leaves. Turns out they are quite the picky bunch! 🌿 🌏💚

Earthlove team update: the hungry hungry caterpillars have completely stripped their favourite branch and are desperately trying to find new leaves. Turns out they are quite the picky bunch! 🌿 🌏💚

I have a couple sheets of velour left to test and what better subject then to do butterflies next! This is a monarch butterfly in a field of goldenrod.  I also shared some progress photos. Available for purchase on my Etsy store guildbrookart.etsy.com. A special thank you to Dan Gomola for allowing me to reference his photos for this painting. Dan is an amazing wildlife photographer out of my home-state of Pennsylvania. You can check out his work at dangomola.com. 4x4 pastel on velour. *************************************************
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I have a couple sheets of velour left to test and what better subject then to do butterflies next! This is a monarch butterfly in a field of goldenrod. I also shared some progress photos. Available for purchase on my Etsy store guildbrookart.etsy.com. A special thank you to Dan Gomola for allowing me to reference his photos for this painting. Dan is an amazing wildlife photographer out of my home-state of Pennsylvania. You can check out his work at dangomola.com. 4x4 pastel on velour. ************************************************* #monarchbutterfly  #butterflyart  #monarch  #butterfly  #butterflies  #butterfly 🦋 #raisingbutterflies  #monarchfarmer  #gardener  #flowerart  #goldenrodflower  #butterflylove  #insectlovers  #butterflygarden  #butterflypainting  #butterflydrawing  #butterfliesofinstagram  ************************************************** For more info on booking a commission or buying prints, please see the link in my bio. Thanks for your support!

Oh you know, just holding a handful of butterflies..... Checking in on my “overwintering” batch of chrysalides. All still look viable, so that’s good! I didn’t do an exact count, but I have roughly 60 in there. (Some are hanging, these are my loose ones) A mix of Pipevine, Polydamas, Giant, and one lone Eastern Black. Can’t wait to meet these babies when they emerge. (In SPRING. Because I am willing them to WAIT! 😆) #raisingbutterflies #naturephotography #butterfliesofinstagram #crazybutterflylady #pipevineswallowtail #giantswallowtail #polydamasswallowtail #easternblackswallowtail #chrysalides #worththewait #nofilter #butterflies #raiseallthethings

Oh you know, just holding a handful of butterflies..... Checking in on my “overwintering” batch of chrysalides. All still look viable, so that’s good! I didn’t do an exact count, but I have roughly 60 in there. (Some are hanging, these are my loose ones) A mix of Pipevine, Polydamas, Giant, and one lone Eastern Black. Can’t wait to meet these babies when they emerge. (In SPRING. Because I am willing them to WAIT! 😆) #raisingbutterflies  #naturephotography  #butterfliesofinstagram  #crazybutterflylady  #pipevineswallowtail  #giantswallowtail  #polydamasswallowtail  #easternblackswallowtail  #chrysalides  #worththewait  #nofilter  #butterflies  #raiseallthethings 

So interesting how the Male Zebra Longwing attached to a female chrysalis spreads his wings whenever other Zebras fly near it. @theboundbybeautyproject  #zebralongwingbutterfly #butterfliesoftheworld #zebralongwingchrysalis #zebralongwing #beauty #protect #raisingbutterflies #nature #naba #nababutterfly #butterflyhostplant #passionvines #mating #butterflygardens #butterfliesofinstagram #insectsofinstagram #insectagram

So interesting how the Male Zebra Longwing attached to a female chrysalis spreads his wings whenever other Zebras fly near it. @theboundbybeautyproject #zebralongwingbutterfly  #butterfliesoftheworld  #zebralongwingchrysalis  #zebralongwing  #beauty  #protect  #raisingbutterflies  #nature  #naba  #nababutterfly  #butterflyhostplant  #passionvines  #mating  #butterflygardens  #butterfliesofinstagram  #insectsofinstagram  #insectagram 

Another gorgeous butterfly surprised me this morning. Turns out my “window chrysalis” is a pipevine, not a polydamas like I thought. OOPS! Once they pupate they are super hard to tell apart. 😬 He sure is pretty though! I inspected the rest of the chrysalides in my overwintering enclosure and none look like they’ll emerge any time soon. Fingers crossed it stays that way till things warm up! (Chrysalis was in the window because I was testing a theory about natural light telling them when they’re supposed to emerge. Fail 🙄) #pipevine #pipevineswallowtail #butterfliesofinstagram #swallowtail #raisingbutterflies #crazybutterflylady #nofilter #nature #naturephotography #photography #inmygarden #nonameyet

Another gorgeous butterfly surprised me this morning. Turns out my “window chrysalis” is a pipevine, not a polydamas like I thought. OOPS! Once they pupate they are super hard to tell apart. 😬 He sure is pretty though! I inspected the rest of the chrysalides in my overwintering enclosure and none look like they’ll emerge any time soon. Fingers crossed it stays that way till things warm up! (Chrysalis was in the window because I was testing a theory about natural light telling them when they’re supposed to emerge. Fail 🙄) #pipevine  #pipevineswallowtail  #butterfliesofinstagram  #swallowtail  #raisingbutterflies  #crazybutterflylady  #nofilter  #nature  #naturephotography  #photography  #inmygarden  #nonameyet 

Two more winter Pipevines 🦋🦋 I keep hoping my 60+ stash of swallowtail chrysalides will wait till spring....and they keep proving they have their own agenda! These two were nice enough to cooperate for a photo illustrating the vast coloring difference between males and females. The male is top left and the female is the lower right one. Males are so stunning and iridescent, and the females are a more subtle bluish green color. You’ll notice this female also has a notched right wing and split “tail” on the same side. Not sure why, but when she pupated her chrysalis had a couple very small dents. What you see is the result of that. (She pupated in isolation, so it was just a fluke thing I guess.) As much as I love my butterflies, I’d like the rest to hold off emerging to spring when conditions are more ideal ❤️ #swallowtails #pipevineswallowtail #raisingbutterflies #crazybutterflylady #naturephotography #nature #inmygarden #nofilter #raiseallthethings #saveourpollinators #battusphilenor

Two more winter Pipevines 🦋🦋 I keep hoping my 60+ stash of swallowtail chrysalides will wait till spring....and they keep proving they have their own agenda! These two were nice enough to cooperate for a photo illustrating the vast coloring difference between males and females. The male is top left and the female is the lower right one. Males are so stunning and iridescent, and the females are a more subtle bluish green color. You’ll notice this female also has a notched right wing and split “tail” on the same side. Not sure why, but when she pupated her chrysalis had a couple very small dents. What you see is the result of that. (She pupated in isolation, so it was just a fluke thing I guess.) As much as I love my butterflies, I’d like the rest to hold off emerging to spring when conditions are more ideal ❤️ #swallowtails  #pipevineswallowtail  #raisingbutterflies  #crazybutterflylady  #naturephotography  #nature  #inmygarden  #nofilter  #raiseallthethings  #saveourpollinators  #battusphilenor