Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

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I discovered some munch marks on my Sage today, and went in search of the culprit. I didn’t have far to look, he was still in the herb patch!

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This is the first year I’ve grown Parsley, so I have no idea how this Black Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar found me.

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But he did find me, and there’s no way I’m squishing him. ┬áHe’s just that cool, and I’m just that happy to have something so potentially beautiful growing in my city neighborhood.

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You are one lucky bug.

So I guess it’s time to drop in a few more Parsley seeds in the herb garden to keep my cooking stash plentiful.

Here’s hoping I get a pretty butterfly out of it!