Not Seeing Summer or Fall Butterflies?
It's hard to say why you're not seeing monarchs in a particular region. Weather patterns, pesticide use, predation, and habitat availability can all negatively impact monarch activity. When there are multiple contributing factors, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact issue(s) and know how much each factor is contributing.
1. Keep checking for eggs because mama monarch often sneaks in to drop them off in stealth mode
2. Check Journey North for Monarch Sightings and Migration News
My best advice during slow times is to work on improving the butterfly garden, so you're ready to host when they return: