Entries Tagged as 'Monarch Butterfly'

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Monarch X-ING

TheGardenLady has written before about the disappearance of the Monarch butterfly. There was not one Monarch in my garden last summer. And TheGardenLady has written about the need to raise plants in your garden that will feed Monarch butterflies if they come to your area. Special plants are needed for Monarchs to feed and breed. On this […]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Happy International Day of Happiness

monarch on asclepias, 7 Aug 2012 by mmwm Today is the International Day of Happiness. The UN designation of The International Day of Happiness is for Wed., March 20th, which is also the first day of spring this year. Let us celebrate !!!! (see here) What can make one happier than planning your garden if […]

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Getting Ready for the Monarch Butterflies

Caterpillar to Butterfly… just emerged from its cocoon, Monarch is feeding on orange and gold flowers of a regrown milkweed by jungle mama Are you, like TheGardenLady, getting ready for the Monarch Butterflies? Yellow Swallowtail and Black Swallowtail in TheGardenLady’s Garden My garden has lots of butterflies including the beautiful Yellow Swallowtail and Black Swallowtail […]

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Save the Monarch Butterfly – Create a Monarch Butterfly Waystation

Have TheGardenLady readers ever thought of having their garden become a Monarch butterfly Waystation? Let me explain. Everyone knows that the Monarch follows a route of migration from Mexico up to Canada in the spring and then returns to Mexico every fall. This is a herculean task and the monarch butterfly needs lots of nutrients […]