Jan 19, 2020
44 GMP PODCAST SHOW NOTES
Rotary Club of South Reno Octoberfest silent auction. Check
their events calendar for details about upcoming event
Air Carrier used for the 2019 trip to Lihue (LIH) Kauai, HI
was Alaska Air alaskaair.com
Ground transportation used was Dollar car rental dollar.com
Top 5 places to look at Calotropis plants in
- #5 Calotropis gigantea and Calotropis procera. Kauai Seascapes
Nursery Inc 4741 Kahiliholo Rd # A Kilauea, HI 96754 kauaiseascapesnursery.com
- #4 Private Residence (near public road) Calotropis
procera. 5204 Kawaihau Rd Kapaa, HI 96746
- #3 Kapa’a First Hawaiian Church. Calotropis gigantea. Enjoy
from public road. Advise not to enter property without permission.
Address 4-1325 Kuhio Hwy Kapaa, HI 96746 North side of
- #2 Puakea Golf Course Park Calotropis gigantea. 4391 Nuhou
St Lihue, HI 96766 look East toward Costco Gas Station
- #1 Kekaha Beach Park Calotropis procera. 1-7698 Kaumualii Hwy
Kekaha, HI 96756
Calotropis gigantea is propagated by stem cuttings. Place the
cut part in water and watch for roots.
Hawai’i has two native butterflies. Hawaiians should get to
know them. Love them. Grow their host plants.
1 Udara blackburni which can go by the names Koa butterfly,
Hawaiian Blue or Blackburn’s Butterfly. The host plant for Udara
blackburnii includes but is not limited to the following species.
Dodonaea viscosa (Broad leaf hopbush) and Acacia koaia
2 Vanessa tameamea goes by the names Kamehameha butterfly and
the Hawaiian name of pulelehua. Host plants include but are not
limited to Pipturus albidus (Mamaki).
Grow Milkweed Plants launched a Free Milkweed Seeds program on
October 1st 2019. Did you read the email? email link
raised in a facebook fundraising campaign. Grow Milkweed Plants
matched $500. The goal was to ship 250 packets of Free Milkweed
Seeds to 250 people by Christmas Day 2019. The goal was achieved!!!
Learn more about the program at growmilkweedplants.com/freeseeds
Consider purchasing a packet that funds a packet of Free Milkweed
Seeds for others or make a direct donation thru the PayPal link
provided on that webpage.