The Monarch Butterfly Sustaining the Monarch, One Yard at a Time

Open to the public – October 15, 2019

6:30 – 8:00 PM Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room

Whether it’s a new monarch garden, adding milkweed and nectar plants to an existing garden, or just adding a monarch garden planter to your patio, the Monarch Gardener can assure your property will help sustain this incredible creature for future generations to enjoy.

I start tagging every year on September 1st and this year was no exception! I had 8 monarchs emerge yesterday and I…

Posted by The Monarch Gardener on Monday, September 2, 2019

Katie Banks Hone (AKA: The Monarch Gardener) has been gardening her entire adult life. She’s known for her riot of flowers planted on her Ipswich, MA property. And, her planting of native milkweeds at the Ipswich Bialek Park.

The monarch mating tent is up!! Every year I mate Monarchs to produce free eggs for local educators. I hear horror…

Posted by The Monarch Gardener on Thursday, August 22, 2019

Join Katie and fellow Monarch Butterfly enthusiasts while she navigates us through tagging a few Monarch Butterflies, presents samples and information on Seed Balls and guides us through a colorful and informative presentation on the Monarch Butterfly.