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Today in the garden

There’s always something to see in my garden, even if it’s only a small thing. Today the first camellia of the season opened, and it’s a great pleasure to be greeted by this autumn’s camellia bounty. 226 more words


April 22nd - It's a new home!

You remember this Monarch Caterpillar featured recently? Well, it’s decided to move in. It’s the perfect guest – it doesn’t each much, and keeps to itself. 115 more words

Dans Daily Photo

Checking in on the Dallas Caterpillars

The caterpillars that hatched all over our trees have now started their transformations.  I watched as this little guy built his cocoon on our gate. 18 more words


To live is to grow (part 3)

Since it’s first transformation from seed to seedling the giant redwood on my windowsill has changed very little in recent months.  In the meantime, the strange caterpillars I found last August and put in a tin have just emerged from their cocoons as moths – earlier than expected.  306 more words

Thanks to you - many thank you's :)

To all family, friends, fans, followers and the Universe – thank you, I wouldn’t be on this path if it wasn’t for those of you who are supporting me as I uncrinkle myself from my cocoon to be a new….author hopefully! 12 more words


The Butterfly Story

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. 243 more words


I love looking for  cocoons in the trees around the house. I usually leave them alone but sometimes after a heavy wind I find some on the ground. 104 more words