Author Archives: Jacqui

Monarch on Montanoa grandfilora

Suspected poisoning?

Here are photos of Yvonne Wallis’ monarch caterpillars which she suspects have been eating sprayed swan plants. See forum post here: This forum post refers: Warning! careful where you buy swan plants

Auckland / Blockhouse Bay / 2017-07-04 23:00:00

100’s of monarchs

Auckland / Onehunga / 2017-06-10 14:00:00

200? monarchs overwintering in monkey puzzle tree

2017 Waitakere Home and Garden Show

Use this voucher to give you a 2 for the price of 1 discount on your entry to the Waitakere Home and Garden Show.

Stacey releasing tagged butterflies

It’s always fun to set butterflies free so after these had been tagged, a visitor from Australia got to release them.

Auckland / Blockhouse Bay / 2017-02-28 14:00:00

laying eggs on my nettles

Auckland / Blockhouse Bay / 2017-02-27 17:00:00


MBNZT T-shirts

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Monarch larva

Thanks Deana Ghazaly for the beautiful photo of a monarch larvae about to munch an aphid!