Magic Touch & Her Fennel

Plant it and they will come. Growing Black Swallowtails in your backyard is butterfly gardening at it's finest...From egg, to caterpillar, to chrysalis, to adult. Lending Nature a helping hand...
For more detailed info go to: http://magictouchandhergardens.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/magic-touch-her-fennel/
Fennel grows Black Swallowtail Butterflies...
Plant Fennel....
Look really, really close...
Full size, ready for the next stage. Color in Nature is amazing!
Their chrysalis can be either green...
or brown...
Freshly emerged, hanging to dry....
Black Swallowtail, female, ready to take flight...

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  • Barb Rosen Barb Rosen on Feb 18, 2014
    Great information!
  • Sarah Carroll Sarah Carroll on Feb 22, 2014
    Love this, if the snow ever melts I definitely will plan, have an area already that will be perfect. Can i use fennel seeds that I have to put into my sausage for pizza ?
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    • Douglas Hunt Douglas Hunt on Feb 24, 2014
      @Sarah Carroll I would be happy to stand corrected. I'm just not sure you would have any idea how fresh the seed is, but you have nothing to lose by trying.
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