Notes from a USDA zone 5 shade garden in Southern Wisconsin.
Not a clue!
More coverage to follow soon!
Lovely colours in this photo, well done.
Wow - that is just incredible...
Yes, it is! Wish you could have been with us!
Not sure . . . really love that pinecone pic though . . .
It does kind of look like a pine cone, but it's not! ;-)
Certainly in some place where they live and are shown butterflies. Their number is amazing. Regards.
Yes! You are correct! But where ... ?
What an amazing trip. I love all the pictures you have shared. It must have been inspiring for your monarch plans.
Yes, it was awesome! You had the inside scoop, Lisa, from Facebook. ;-)
Mexico? Michoacan? If so, I'm soooo jealous and hope you'll be writing about this!!!!
Yes, yes! You win! It was so amazing! I will post more about it soon. :)
How wonderful!! I can only imagine what that must be like, to stand (or sit!) and view those beautiful butterflies before their remarkable migration. I haven't seen any monarchs through Austin yet, but any day now! I'm looking forward to your posts!
Wow, it looks like a weird pine cone but maybe Giga has the right answer.
Yes, Giga, Lisa, and Tina are correct. These are clusters of Monarch butterflies in a sanctuary in Mexico! Stay tuned for more coverage. :)
Somewhere warm I hope!
It was warm, but not hot. Quite comfortable, actually!
What a sight to see!
Yes, it's hard to find the words. It seemed and seems like a dream. :)
Looks like Mexico to me. You lucky gardener!
Yes, you were correct! It was a great trip!
It was amazing!
Mexico, with the Monarchs! And I am so jealous!
You are correct. It was an amazing experience!
So lucky to have that experience!
Yes, I feel very fortunate. It was one of those "wish list" trips. :)
So incredibly awesome!!!!! I'm on a committee in my local garden club that promotes awareness and education about monarchs. I can't wait to hear more about it!!!!
Good for you! It will take special efforts by all of us to save the Monarch migration.
I am so excited to hear about your trip. At first glance, the photo looks like a pine cone. Then you really look, you see butterflies. So excited to hear more!
Yes, you are correct! My next post describes the Monarch sanctuaries. It was amazing!
Central America/ Mexico? Amazing sight!
Yes, indeed. The Monarch sanctuaries in Mexico. So hard to describe--even with pictures.
OMG, i thought it is like that also when they are already in the US, but when i read the comments, i learned. I wonder what object or plant they are all clinging to! The scene is not just amazing, incredibly beautiful, but also a bit scary!
It is mind-boggling to think about all of those butterflies clinging together on the branches. The trees are Oyamel Fir trees, which I mention in my next post.
This had to be the trip of a lifetime! Looking forward to seeing and hearing more about it.
Indeed, it was. I went to see the Monarchs, which was incredible, but the rest of the trip was amazing, too!
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