Note to Future Me #6

Remember those images of the shade changes in the backyard we took last year in mid May after reading about how useful it is to understand which parts of a garden is shaded or not, and when?  They were then filed away in the “Progress” folder, and I only found them again this year while hunting for an older picture.  Here’s a refresher in case you forgot again: Continue reading “Note to Future Me #6”

Posted in Creatures, Indoor Musings

Did you notice?

In my two milkweed tussock larvae post, I remember seeing the black dots behind the woolly glory and a part of my brain that wasn’t sleepy wondering, “are there younger instar under that leaf?”

So I took a closer look in another shot that showed more of the eaten area where I thought they were, and there sure as heck are.  The Count would have been thrilled to have something else to count, and more numerous to boot!

When I first posted the other image, I thought, wait...are there more than two? Yep.
There’s a rather large mass of them, one is fully on top of the leaf.