Tag: Monarchs

Finding joy within nature during Lockdown

Kia Ora, friends and whānau! Have you noticed the sound of the bird song becoming louder during a lockdown?  Has it been always that loud, or perhaps you haven’t had the time to listen and be fully aware of what’s happening around you, whilst leading… Continue Reading “Finding joy within nature during Lockdown”

Christchurch Civic Award recipient for services to environmental education

Tena koutou, I am honoured & humbled to be a recipient of the beautiful Civic Award for services to Environment & Education, for the work that I do on behalf of the Monarch Butterflies here in New Zealand. The Christchurch Civic Award is a… Continue Reading “Christchurch Civic Award recipient for services to environmental education”

How Raising Monarch Butterflies promotes healthy Well-being

How many of you would love to go on a retreat each year that promotes well-being, inner peace, and gain new knowledge? Well, how about creating a beautiful garden with bright colourful flowers, and of course, you have plenty of Swan Plants for the… Continue Reading “How Raising Monarch Butterflies promotes healthy Well-being”

Monarchs are the doorway to nature

There is much debate as to why I support a non-native butterfly. Instead of focusing on native butterflies rather than a butterfly that arrived in New Zealand by its own free will. From my experience and witnessing other people raising Monarchs, I believe Monarchs are… Continue Reading “Monarchs are the doorway to nature”

Giant Swan Plant Sale

I love Kahikatea Common our first event was Butterflies and Pizza, and this one was Swan Plants and Roller Skates, where anything goes. I got reminded that my community event “giant swan plant sale/roller disco which would be run by kids to raise money… Continue Reading “Giant Swan Plant Sale”

F.A.Q & Helpful Tips

What happens when I run out of Swan Plants? Buy more or simply before you start raising monarchs, make sure you have a sufficient amount of plants ready.