If you live in Coconut Creek, Florida, home to Butterfly World, you can do your part to make the whole city just that, a true butterfly world, with Master Gardener Jeanne Megel’s new book on raising monarch butterflies. Go to https://tinyurl.com/mup9rxn8 to find out more.
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We all love butterflies. Their gentle beauty reminds us of long, late Spring afternoons spent
playing in the garden as children. When we were children, we simply delighted in them for
their incredible rainbow colors and flight, but we likely didn’t know how essential they are to
This is what Jeanne Megel is
here to teach us in her new
The book, which is titled ‘Raise Healthy Monarchs At Home’, comprises step-by-
step guides to raising the majestic and beautiful monarch butterflies. These guides
are applicable and adaptable to your home and garden.
Coconut Creek, home to the popular
Butterfly World park, is one of America's
most butterfly-friendly cities—and Megel
believes it can serve as a model for the
rest of the country.
In these early summer days, Jeanne Megel invites you to
improve your local ecosystem while flowers bloom across
It is her mission and goal to educate
readers in Coconut Creek and nearby
larger cities like Boca Raton, Fort
Lauderdale, and Miami, about the
manifold benefits of monarch butterflies
to your ecosystem.
Like bees, monarchs are essential pollinators. This means that we rely upon them to
pollinate, and therefore to ensure the future existence of numerous species of flora,
including popular fruits and the state’s dazzling wildflowers.
‘Raise Healthy Monarchs At Home’
covers key topics like how to harvest
monarch eggs and how to feed, care
for, and, finally, release your fully grown
and healthy butterflies.
The book is there to support you from the very first stage of your foray
into monarch cultivation, and Megel’s advice is practical and easy to
follow, whether you are a green thumb or total beginner.
Jeanne Megel has a degree in
biology from Nebraska Wesleyan
University and has vast
experience in various
Her passion, conviction and know-how have seen her gain local and national
attention for her unrivalled work in restoring the monarch butterfly p