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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Jul 7, 2015 10:35 AM CST
I love watching them dart all around my yard. They even seem to "play" with each other.

This morning I found some of their cats on my ornamental cabbage. I don't want to harm them because I enjoy them.

But am I being irresponsible if there are others in the area growing brassicas?
Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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kylaluaz
Jul 7, 2015 3:28 PM CST
No. Not in my opinion.

And, aren't they butterflies?

I have tons because they have colonized all the kale I grew -- I am slowly removing some of the kale because it is way past edible and I want to plant other things where it is, but I leave some for them....

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Move too fast for me, LOL! That catmint is right next to some of that kale....
Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Jul 10, 2015 1:52 PM CST
I visited a butterfly garden recently... They had ornamental cabbage planted... Presumably for the white butterflies to raise their kids...

Here is a cabbage butterfly visiting a collard flower...
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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
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jvdubb
Jul 10, 2015 3:49 PM CST
Mine NEVER sit still to get a pic!

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