How is your butterfly season going so far?

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    LeslieD
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    I can tell you in Karori (higher suburb in Welly) its an epic fail so far. I got eggs in mid September as I did last year but they came to nothing and I’ve not spotted a butterfly since then so assume all the winter overs are gone. I blame the weather for this .. its been cold/cool windy and wet. Last year the September eggs hatched and I had a butterfly early December. I think it will be next year before things get going here.

    On the bright side! I have good plants having a quiet life. So if anyone in the Welly area is under siege with too many caterpillars I can help.

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    Blake in Porirua
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    Hello yes many eggs and tiny caterpillars here in porirua. Should you like to have some please do feel free to txt or email me

    02040792277

    averyeasyemailtoremember@gmail.com

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    Jacqui
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    Too many eggs in Porirua, I hear. Could you get to Porirua to collect some – or perhaps they would post.

    Don’t forget about the Monarch Matchmaker page on Facebook. I know not everyone does FB BUT surely people who don’t know someone who does and who would post for them?

    https://www.facebook.com/MonarchMatchmaker

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