Month: July 2018

Raising Monarch Caterpillars: Week One

Monarch butterfly caterpillar, 5 days old

Why collect monarch eggs and raise them inside instead of leaving them where they were laid? Because they have a low survival rate outdoors. By collecting the eggs and raising them indoors (about a month-long process) the monarch doesn’t have to deal with predators until they are released as butterflies.

Teaser for new content (Ooh, intriguing!)

this magic house from street

Not everything can be DIY’d. It’s always fun when a contractor you have hired calls you over to let you know a previous owner did try and DIY the problem and now you need to pay extra to clean their efforts. (“Fun? No. Not really” replies said contractor.) Quote from a man who has been working […]