Deerfield, MA Raising Butterflies At Home | Common Pitfalls Guide Released

Based on eight years of research into the process of raising healthy Monarch butterflies, the new book recounts the author’s successes and failures along the way. She also outlines the best practices she has discovered, with practical tips for readers wanting to raise their own butterflies.

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Raise Healthy Monarchs At Home is now available on Amazon and discusses the best food sources for butterflies, and the equipment Jeanne Megel uses to ensure a safe rearing process. It includes full-color photographs to compliment the informative guide.

Readers will be able to gain a better understanding of the pitfalls of raising butterflies at home. There is a chapter on how to conduct first aid, and links are provided to the most respected resources.

The book provides actionable tips and strategies for beginners in the space and allows readers to start from scratch with their first butterflies. Visitors to popular butterfly centers around the country, like Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in Deerfield, Massachusetts, will be able to contribute to a healthier environment by replicating the experience at home.

Using the book, readers can experience the pollination benefits of butterflies in their garden. They pollinate plants and also provide population control for plants and insects. Through each stage of their lifecycle, they provide food for other animals.

Jeanne Megel runs the Magical Monarchs site, which aims to help butterfly enthusiasts make more informed decisions about raising butterflies, from their first insect to a full kaleidoscope.

In the book, she explains that raising butterflies is an experience that enriches the life of the reader. The process also develops a deeper understanding of the important environmental role that butterflies play.

A recent customer stated: “This is the most wonderful resource for those interested in raising healthy monarch butterflies in your home garden. This lovely concise professional and easy-to-follow book will guide you to success in learning how to care for and protect one of the most important pollinators in the world, not to mention one of the most beautiful!”

Interested parties can find out more at:

Magical Monarchs

2 Crossbow Court

United States

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