Planting Caterpillars

We were sitting outside in Dad’s garden today enjoying the first half an hour of sunshine for a few weeks when I remembered the girls had a packet of caterpillar plant seeds that they hadn’t planted out yet.

Since its June already, I thought I’d let our little Plum plant some in the garden so they didn’t go to waste – hopefully the girls will see it this way when they find out we’ve used their seeds!

Caterpillar seeds planted in well boots from

Allegedly, these seeds will sprout into cute curly caterpillars on red cabbage-like leaves 2-3 weeks after the soil, rain and sun do their ‘thing’:


Hopefully I will be posting pics of seedlings in a fortnight!

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