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Dorothy Powell
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Defending the Monarch

Mexico is trying to protect the millions of monarch butterflies that travel there in a phenomenon thought to be one of the greatest migrations on Earth.

To rinse or disinfect milkweed plants in containers, lay them down on the ground or hanging off a table so you're also able to clean underneath milkweed leaves to prevent monarch diseases.

Ideas To Grow More Milkweed In Continuous Growing Regions

Two of the biggest problems w/ supporting monarchs in continuous growing regions: How to grow more milkweed to meet demand while growing health butterflies

TWO Butterfly Cages, Floral Tubes, Floral Tube Rack, Poo Poo Platter, and LED magnifier - Enter to win 1of 5 raising monarchs prize pack bundles through August 31st

BIG Baby 🐛Cage Bundle Giveaway- Enter through August 31st ⌛️

Welcome to the Butterflies are Free Giveaway Contest Blog, where you can enter to win fabulous butterfly prizes from our shop including raising supplies, caterpillar cages, and butterfly-themed apparel... This month's contest prize will be : A pair of our ✭✭✭✭✭ customer-reviewed cube cages for raising monarch eggs and caterpillars into magnificent monarch butterflies + one of each raising accessory Get more info about the prize bundle by clicking the links below: 1. BIG Cube Butterfly Cage…

Monarch Chrysalis Problems, Surprising Solutions, and Normal Development

This should be the simplest part of raising monarchs, but sometimes monarch chrysalis problems happen. Check out some surprising solutions to handle these pupation pitfalls to get your monarchs through the third stage of the butterfly life cycle.

Enter to win 1 TALL Baby Butterfly Cage, Poo Poo Platter, Super-sized Floral Tubes, Floral Tube Rack, and LED magnifier - Win 1of 4 Earth Day Giveaway raising monarchs bundles through April 19th. More info and Enter here:

Earth Day Giveaway TALL Baby Bundle- Enter through April 19 🌎

Welcome to the Butterflies are Free Giveaway Contest Blog, where you can enter to win fabulous butterfly prizes from our shop including raising supplies, caterpillar cages, and butterfly-themed apparel... This month's contest prize will be : Win one of our ✭✭✭✭✭ customer-reviewed tall baby for raising monarch eggs and caterpillars into magnificent monarch butterflies + one of each raising accessory Get more info about the prize bundle by clicking the links below: 1. TALL Baby Butterfly Cage…

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male monarch butterfly and a female? Check out these Monarch Butterfly Pictures to see the differences.

Difference Between Male or Female Monarch Butterfly? See Butterfly Pictures...

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male monarch butterfly and a female? How about telling them apart from a monarch chrysalis? Check out these Monarch Butterfly Pictures to spot the differences. Male vs female monarch pictures

monarch caterpillar instars

About Monarchs

I first met monarch butterflies in 1970 while working as a farm hand on my brother-in-law’s truck farm on Nantucket Island. I was trying to understand how milkweed flowers changed to produce milkw…

Tall Baby Butterfly Cage to Raise and Release Monarchs from Tiny Eggs to Magnificent Butterflies. More Photos, Info + enter to win this butterfly cage giveaway...

Tall Baby Butterfly Cage Giveaway- Enter through June 1st 2018 ⌛️👀

Butterflies are Free Giveaway Contest 4: Tall Baby Butterfly Cage

If you transplant milkweed in spring when the shoots first start emerging from the ground, you will have a much better chance of transplant success, even if you don't dig up the entire taproot. Get more tips on how to transplant milkweed...

8 Tips To (Successfully) Transplant Milkweed With Taproots

Many believe that it's impossible to transplant milkweed because of long taproots. Check out these 8 milkweed transplanting tips that can help you succeed!

Start Milkweed Seeds Indoors for a huge head start on the growing season and returning monarch butterflies. Add heat for even faster germination within the first week...

Starting Milkweed Seeds Indoors- Part 2

Starting seeds indoors each winter is a great way to get a huge head start on growing annual milkweed. Add this performance enhancing trick for best results

Mother of Monarchs Raising Butterflies t-shirts and hoodies for Monarch Lovin' Mamas of All Ages.

Mother of Monarchs T-shirt Giveaway- Enter through April 10th 2018 ⏱

Hello and welcome to our second Butterflies are Free Giveaway contest, where you enter to win fabulous butterfly prizes from our store. This week's contest prize will be : A raising butterflies shirt for you or a gift for passionate monarch raising mamas of all ages!🌿🐛 4 winners pick any shirt style, color, and size.

Tweedia caerulea is blue milkweed that supports garden pollinators including red admiral butterflies and bumble bees. Southern star is the only milkweed variety with true blue flowers.

Tweedia Caerulea- Blue Milkweed For Pollinators

Tweedia caerulea is the only milkweed species with true blue flowers and continuously blooms throughout summer. Attracts bumble bees, butterflies + more...

Calotropis gigantea is perhaps the biggest milkweed of them all and can feed an army of hungry monarch caterpillars. Is this giant milkweed right for your butterfly garden?

Calotropis Gigantea- Large Milkweed Leaves For Caterpillars

Calotropis gigantea, aka Giant Milkweed or Crown Flower is possibly the biggest milkweed of them all growing more than 10 feet high. Purple n White Flowers

Monarch Butterfly T-Shirt | Think Outside

Pure Cotton Monarch T-shirt | ThinkOutside

Pure Cotton Monarch T-shirt | ThinkOutside Think Outside...all you have to do is think outside. Color: Direct/Reactive Dyed Sapphire Blue Unisex 6.1 oz. tee 100% pure ring spun cotton Soft-washed garment-dyed fabric Sideseamed, Semi-fitted silhouette Double-needle collar Twill taped neck & shoulder Double-needle armhole, sleeve and bottom hems High-Definition top quality silk-screen image Designed and printed in the U.S.A. We invite you to Think Outside in pure cotton comfort and rich…

Spotted Joe Pye Weed- 'Gateway' To Butterflies

Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe Pye Weed) is a pink nectar flower. Discover how to grow Joe and attract more butterflies and pollinators to your garden.