MONARCH BUTTERFLIES – Vital pollinators that grace the garden! Susie shares science, art & passion


Speaker in Spotlight: Vanderlip

Susie is consistently rated one of the “most inspiring and enthusiastic garden speakers!" Her talks are “full of great
technical information" about monarch butterfly life cycle, migration, milkweed and more."She is a total professional in every way."

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Monarch Butterflies" was crafted by Susie from her personal experience raising and tagging hundreds of Monarch butterflies in her garden. She has photographed and videotaped them every day for over 6 years and created a stunning presentation with gorgeous photos and live-action video of every aspect of monarch butterfly life cycle. She also authored a children's photo storybook and videos all on monarchs. Her presentation is filled with humor, passion, science and current information on the Monarch population status and impact of climate change on their future. "Gardening is a combination of science, art and spirit," says Susie. She infuses her talks with all three. She is author and producer of "The Story of Chester, the Monarch Caterpillar/Larva" children's book and 10 minute engaging movie. See several of her enthralling Monarch videos on Youtube - or visit for more information. Call NOW TO BOOK A PROGRAM for your garden club, school, conference, church or assisted living facility! 800-707-1977