First of Season Monarch Butterflies Vie for Limited Llano River Nectar as Drought Ravages their Traditional Roosts

First-of-season Monarch butterflies sighted on the Llano River in the Texas Hill Country. With little nectar, drought ravaged roosts, and wildfires across the landscape, Monarchs will find a less-than-welcoming rest stop when they hit Central and South Texas in October.… Read More

Happy Spring Equinox! Monarchs en route, and the Eastern Swallowtails are Back, too

Happy Equinox and the start of Butterfly Season. Monarch butterflies and Eastern Swallowtails are fluttering back into our gardens. Be sure you have milkweed, fennel, parsely, dill and rue to give them something to host on.… Read More

Monarch Butterflies Arriving Soon from Mexico, But Who's Got Milkweed? Fortunately Some Local Nurseries Have It in Stock

Millions of Monarch butterflies are heading to Texas for Spring Break, but who’s got milkweed for them to host and nectar on? Fortunately, some local nurseries have “got milkweed” in stock.… Read More

On the Monarch Butterfly Trail in Mexico: "Explosions," Joy and "Hasta la vista en Texas!"

On the Monarch butterfly trail in Michoacan, Mexico: butterfly “explosions,” pure joy and a promise to see them soon here in Texas as they make their way north on their migratory journey.… Read More

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