Last year (2011) we watched 10 mini caterpillars transform into painted lady butterflies in our kitchen.
It was truly amazing to see the whole life-cycle.
Although I hesitate to recommend stuff ‘cos our experience could have ben a fluke, you can get the kit here: https://www.insectlore.co.uk
The link above is a seal for 10 caterpillars rather than the pack on Amazon which is 5 caterpillars.
What we experienced last year really was worth the £20.
This year we have just taken delivery of 25 silkworm eggs. Watch this space for an update in a few weeks.
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[…] eggs. The silkworm eggs like last years caterpillars, came from Insect Lore. You may recall the Painted Lady butterflies that we nurtured last year. We have watched the pepper like eggs transform into little […]