Johnny Butterflyseed Discovers Jujube (Pseudoziziphus) on Florida Residential Land

Johnny Butterflyseed discovered a Jujube, genus Pseudoziziphus, which has sprung up in an area of formerly mown sodgrass on his conservation land in the very heart of the Lake Wales Ridge. Johnny obtained the land for research of the endangered Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) on the xeric uplands of Central Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge. It …

The Secret to Monarch Butterfly Farming

Johnny Butterflyseed has discovered the secret to Monarch Butterfly Farming! Fairies! That’s right, fairies! Fairies are sensitive little creatures that care very deeply about nature. More than just observers, fairy folk study, in wide-eyed wonder, the relationship between the things they see. They know which flower might feed an insect at any particular time of …

Johnny Butterflyseed Submits Official 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Tagging Data to MonarchWatch.org

Johnny Butterflyseed submitted the data for 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly tagging on March 25th, 2021. The tagging kit was received from MonarchWatch.org in October, 2020 after the order was placed in the springtime. Johnny ordered 100 tags, and in the end 97 Monarchs were tagged, with three voided tags. The tags were ranged ACJU000 – ACJU099. …

Johnny Butterflyseed Designates Newly Acquired Baygall “Joyce’s Garden” as Largest Monarch Waystation and Butterfly Preserve on the Lake Wales Ridge within Highlands County Florida

On February 2nd, 2021, Johnny Butterflyseed, of Three Psilos, Inc., gained possession of a one-acre tract on the Lake Wales Ridge in Lake Placid, Florida. Dedicated as “The Joyce E. Anderson Memorial Butterfly Preserve and Monarch Waystation” or simply “Joyce’s Garden,” the site will also serve as Johnny Butterflyseed’s Endangered Species Research Substation on the …