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Got Milkweed?

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Why yes we do have milkweed… 22 more words


A Suitable Place

The monarch caterpillar thrives on milkweed. We have two small plants in our front yard. The monarch eats it, grows nice and fat and lays its eggs on the underside of the leaves before wandering as far as forty feet away to find a suitable place to become a chrysalis. 189 more words


Got Milkweed? You'll get Monarchs!!

Kathy, a friend at work, dug up three native plants of Milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens) from her farm. They were given to me to transplant on my property. 244 more words


Help the Monarchs...Plant Milkweed

The Monarch Butterfly is on the decline and may to added to the endangered species list.  Some of the reasons for their decline is deforestation of their winter home in Mexico, increased crop production and pesticide use throughout the continent.  167 more words


Caterpillars-Contemplating Their Transformative Nature


I live in eastern Pennsylvania and like millions of others along the eastern coast of the United States we are in a deep freeze. 129 more words


One Lucky Lady

This lucky Ladybug was hanging out on the Butterfly Weed.  I do believe her belly is full.

Aphids have taken over the plants and only one lucky Ladybug has found them. 10 more words



Good news from the US Fish and Wildlife Service that they have initiated a program to plant milkweed in order to raise the numbers of Monarch Butterflies.   16 more words