The Magic of Raising Monarchs - 27 East

Residence

Residence / 2029708

The Magic of Raising Monarchs

icon 15 Photos
Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised.  BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau releases a monarch butterfly she raised. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch released in Mary Vienneau's garden. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch caterpillar munches on milkweed. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch caterpillar munches on milkweed. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch chrysalis. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

A monarch chrysalis. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores.  BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores.  BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau tests a newly emerged monarch butterfly for OE spores. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau with her monarch chrysalis necklace. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau with her monarch chrysalis necklace. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau's monarch waystation. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

Mary Vienneau's monarch waystation. BRENDAN J. O'REILLY

authorLisa Daffy on Sep 21, 2022
Mary Vienneau, a professional gardener based in East Quogue, took the mantra, “Think globally, act locally,” to heart when she first adopted a monarch caterpillar six summers ago. “My husband... more

You May Also Like:

How To Take Care of Amaryllis Bulbs

I write about Amaryllis every few years because I think it’s such a great plant ... 22 Sep 2022 by Andrew Messinger

LongHouse Reserve To Honor Nature and Plant Photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo

Photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo has long had an affinity for plants. From images of vast ... 21 Sep 2022 by Brendan J. O’Reilly

Speonk, Westhampton, Montauk Could Benefit From Water Quality Grants

The Suffolk County Water Authority is applying for nearly $60 million in grants from the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for water infrastructure projects across its service area, including projects in Montauk, Westhampton and Speonk. If the grants are approved, among the upgrades that the water authority is seeking to make is the installation of 15 advanced oxidation process (AOP) water treatment systems projects to remove 1,4-dioxane from groundwater and five projects to extend water mains to residents on private wells threatened by harmful compounds. In Speonk, which is a Suffolk County Department of Health Services priority area, 69 ... 20 Sep 2022 by Staff Writer

Chrysanthemum’s the Word

A small flock of goldfinches drop out of the sky and one by one they ... 15 Sep 2022 by Andrew Messinger

Supply Chain Issues Create Backlog for Pool Installers

As the temperature dwindles and the summer feeling disappears, pool season is coming to an ... 14 Sep 2022 by Megan Naftali

Drought Takes Its Toll On Northeast Trees And Lawns

As I sit on my front porch during the first weekend of September there’s the ... 8 Sep 2022 by Andrew Messinger

Deconstruction: New Interest In An Old Option

In an age when everyone is supposedly concerned about sustainability, there’s something about tearing down ... 7 Sep 2022 by Anne Surchin, R.A.

Parrish Art Museum Marks 10th Anniversary With Deep Dive Into Museum Design

In celebration of the Parrish Art Museum’s 10th anniversary of moving to Water Mill, the ... by Leah Chiappino

How To Refresh An Iris Bed

I’ve got bearded irises growing in three spots in my gardens. They’re not one of ... 1 Sep 2022 by By Andrew Messinger

Southampton History Museum House Tour Returns To Insider’s View Format

The Southampton History Museum’s annual tour of Southampton homes returns Saturday, September 10, for its ... by Brendan J. O’Reilly