This is the latest I have had multiple Monarchs around.
Tagged 5 yesterday in a 15 minute time span at a local park where three varieties of Asters are still blooming.
Then 3 more within 5 minutes at our waystation 4 miles west of the park.
Almost all our goldenrod have finished blooming, which is often a gauge for me for the migration. Thankfully the asters are still providing nectar, as are the zinnias, buddleia, salvia, some marigolds, and cosmos. And the tropical milkweek is still blooming!
A cold front is predicted for later this week, and I still have 9 chrysalis....... I hope many folks around will cover their plants so plenty of nectar is still available when they hatch.
Now I'm off to find enough bedsheets to cover our plot before frost hits here.
NEW MOTTO : Plant a Row for the Monarchs- Milkweed, Goldenrod & Asters Galore! (Monarch Waystation #17)