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A milkweed plant preparing to launch its gossamer seeds on the fall winds.

This devilishly handsome insect is the Common Milkweed Locust (Phymateus morbillosus) and it reaches lengths of 60-72 mm. As there name suggests, these large locusts prefer to feed on the milkweed plant Asclepias fruticosus.

This devilishly handsome insect is the Common Milkweed Locust (Phymateus morbillosus) and it reaches lengths of - As their name suggests, these large locusts prefer to feed on the milkweed plant Asclepias fruticosus.

This site has great info that will attract butterflies to your garden.

Monarch butterfly populations are in trouble. Each fall, hundreds of millions of them migrate from the United Stated and Canada to the mountains in Mexico where they wait out the winter. Each spring, they make the long trip back in order to breed.

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List of flowers to plant in your vegetable garden and why they are a good idea  Homestead Revival: Adding Flowers To The Vegetable Garden

List of flowers to plant in your vegetable garden and why they are a good idea Homestead Revival: Adding Flowers To The Vegetable Garden. a good excuse to add Sunflowers into my garden.

butterfly milkweed plant details

butterfly milkweed plant details

milkweed for our monarch friends

falls spent opening the pods and watching the seeds take off in the wind Milk weed pods

For those of you who fancy yourself a card-carrying plant nerd (or aspire to be one), allow me to sing the praises of some truly geek-worthy modern varieties.

MilkWeed: Plant Porn

For those of you who fancy yourself a card-carrying plant nerd (or aspire to be one), allow me to sing the praises of some truly geek-worthy modern varieties.

Companion Plant Ideas for Milkweed- Purple Salvia paired with Native Butterfly Weed

7 Plantastic Companion Plants for Milkweed in the Garden

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The Garden Watchdog is a free directory of mail order gardening companies. Here gardeners share their opinions on which companies really deliver on quality, price and service.

Bring Back The Monarchs | Let’s not let the monarch migration become a memory. It’s not too late…

Bring Back The Monarchs - Monarchs love, look for and find milkweed. It is their main food source, where they lay eggs and where they make their cocoon. This is a list of nurseries, by state, that offer milkweed in their retail stock.

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1988 Vintage Botanical Print - Exotic Plants Asian and Himalayan Plants and Flowers -Rhododendrons Gorgeous colors, vivid details, this lovely book plate features flowers and plants from all over the world! Approximately 9 (22.9 cm) by 12 (30.5 cm). Excellent condition, no tears

1988 Vintage Botanical Print - Exotic Plants Asian and Himalayan Plants and Flowers -Rhododendrons Gorgeous colors, vivid details, this lovely book plate features flowers and plants from all over the world! Approximately 9 (22.9 cm) by 12 (30.5 cm). Excellent condition, no tears