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The Joy of Rearing Monarchs Is Releasing Them

This newly eclosed female monarch just wants to linger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Oh, the joy of rearing monarchs...from an egg to a caterpillar to a chrysalis to an adult... However, the ultimate joy is not in rearing them, but...

This newly eclosed female monarch just wants to linger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This newly eclosed female monarch just wants to linger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This newly eclosed female monarch just wants to linger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) next to a bird house, a replica of a barn. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) next to a bird house, a replica of a barn. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) next to a bird house, a replica of a barn. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch butterfly has its choice of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch butterfly has its choice of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch butterfly has its choice of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a newly released monarch nectaring on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 4:41 PM

Fisheye View of the Garden

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When I was teaching photography, I encouraged my students to go for the angles--from a bug's eye view to a bird's eye view. Holding a camera...

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10:32 PM

'Tiger' in the Tithonia

Western tiger swallowtail nectaring Mexican sunflowers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Sometimes you can't get within 20 feet of a Western tiger swallowtail butterfly (Papillo rutulus). Sometimes it's a matter of inches.That was the...

Western tiger swallowtail nectaring Mexican sunflowers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western tiger swallowtail nectaring Mexican sunflowers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western tiger swallowtail nectaring Mexican sunflowers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western tiger swallowtail atop a Mexican sunflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Western tiger swallowtail atop a Mexican sunflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Western tiger swallowtail atop a Mexican sunflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 9:31 PM
 
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