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Milkweed and Monarchs

Showcasing the DNR: Get ready to start seeing monarch butterflies

Showcasing the DNR: Get ready to start seeing monarch butterflies

Greetings: I need to get milkweeds off my mind (all that latex is messing up my brain) and into the ground. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to build a market for milkweeds and itR…

Milkweeds - place orders now - Monarch Watch

Greetings: I need to get milkweeds off my mind (all that latex is messing up my brain) and into the ground. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to build a market for milkweeds and it’s going slowly – poco a poco as they in Spanish speaking countries. We need to […]

Our garden at home now officially registered as Monarch Waystation The Monarch Waystation Program is operated by Monarch Watch , bas.

Monarch Waystation #6591

Our garden at home now officially registered as Monarch Waystation #6591. The Monarch Waystation Program is operated by Monarch Watch, based out of the University of Kansas. The goal of the program is to provide habitat for Monarch Butterflies (and other pollinators) throughout their liifecycle and to suitable stopping points for them during their annual migrations across North America. Our Monarch Waystation certificate To have your garden certified as a Monarch Waystation means that at a…

Create a Monarch Way Station

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Learn how planting milkweed that is native to your area in your garden can help restore the monarch butterfly population. Bulb Flowers, Plants, Deer Resistant Annuals, Unusual Flowers, Purple Flowers, Fruit Garden, Native Garden, Pink Flowers, Milkweed

Plant milkweed to help save the monarch butterflies

Learn how planting milkweed that is native to your area in your garden can help restore the monarch butterfly population.

On the bottom left here is a slightly larger male monarch, who has a small scent gland on two wings, which releases pheromones to attract a mate. The female is at the top right — slightly smaller and with thicker black lines.

Creating Monarch Gardens (and a bit about raising monarchs! )

Monarch Watch is a cooperative network of students, teachers, volunteers and researchers dedicated to the study of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus and its spectacular fall migration.

Monarch Watch Monarch Waystation Program

Monarch Watch is a cooperative network of students, teachers, volunteers and researchers dedicated to the study of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus and its spectacular fall migration.

How to strip milkweed seeds for planting in the fall. If you have a corner of your yard to do this, why not help monarchs make their big comeback?

Growing milkweed

Growing milkweed for monarchs Stripping the seeds

Showy milkweed seeds still attached to the pod, their silken parachutes almost ready to take to the wind.

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Raising Milkweed from Seed is Easier than You Think Butterfly Weed, Swamp, Poke Milkweed Don't be intimidate. Milkweed Plant, Plants, Native Garden, Seeds, Milkweed, Growing, Cottage Garden, Garden

How to Grow Milkweed From Seed

Raising Milkweed from Seed is Easier than You Think Butterfly Weed, Swamp, Poke Milkweed Don't be intimidated by the term stratifying. Stratifying native plant seed is nothing more than, “tricking” seed into believing it is time to rev up their engines and start growing. Plants that are native to Ohio have a built in “safety mechanism", which prevents them from starting the germination process until conditions are optimal, length of daylight and ground temperature are a few of the ways seeds…

Monarch Butterflies: Facts, Milkweed and Conservation

Milkweed Seed Packs

Thank you for your interest in saving the monarch butterfly! We offer seeds in packets or in bulk. Each seed packet contains 25-30 Asclepias syriaca milkweed seeds with instructions for planting. SPECIAL OFFER! Private Label Seed Packs Have a special event or want to promote your brand? You can have your own private label Seed Packet Envelopes (5,000 minimum order quantity). Call 952.829.0600 for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Germination rates will be greatly reduced if not planted…

Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) aka Common milkweed, Butterfly flower, Silkweed, silky swallow wort, and Virginia silkweed. Asclepias, Plants, Purple Flowers, Orchid Plants, Native Garden, Xeriscape, Wild Orchid, Native Plants, Fragrant Roses

Asclepias purpurascens - Purple Milkweed | Butterfly Gardens To

DISTRIBUTION USA: AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Asclepias purpurascens - Purple Milkweed is a Michigan native milkweed and is native to most of the eastern United States though it is uncommon to rare in cultivated gardens. Similar to Ascelpeias syriaca (Common Milkweed) it is an excellent garden choice due to its non-invasive nature. It has a long bloom season and…

The Monarch Joint Venture Monarch Butterfly Migration, Joint Venture, Bugs And Insects, Native Plants, Hummingbirds, Ecology, Bees, Butterflies, Wildlife
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The Monarch Joint Venture

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10 Flowers That Attract Butterflies—And More Ways To Bring Them To Your Yard Year-Round Make your garden a welcome place for these enchanting insects.Make your garden a welcome place for these enchanting insects.

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Make your garden a welcome place for these enchanting insects.

how to plan and grow a Monarch Waystation that will pass Monarch Watch's official certification process.Learn how to plan and grow a Monarch Waystation that will pass Monarch Watch's official certification process. Bird Garden, Bee Garden, Plants, Hummingbird Garden, School Garden, Outdoor Gardens, Garden Planning, Garden Landscaping, Garden

How to Create a Monarch Waystation

A Monarch Waystation is an intentionally-managed garden that provides food and habitat for the struggling Monarch butterfly population.

Monarch larva on common milkweed. All photos: Patrick Voyle.

Add common milkweed to your garden and make homeless insects happy

Milkweed plants can serve as host to many kinds of interesting insects, and can be grown using seeds of other milkweed plants.

Asclepias incarnata (Swamp milkweed) Blooms mid to late season Requires full sun or partial shade Water regularly Plants, Plant Combinations, Hummingbird Garden, Swamp Milkweed, Bees Plants, Flowers, Native Garden, Trees To Plant, Native Plants

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

The Pollinator Partnership is a non-profit organization and the largest in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of…

Monarchs | Pollinator.org

The Pollinator Partnership is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and the largest in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of…

Milkweed Regions & Seed Needs

Milkweed Regions & Seed Needs | Bring Back The Monarchs

Milkweed is not just for monarch butterflies. Many arthropods are commonly found on milkweed, including these seven insects. Swamp Milkweed, Monarch Butterfly, Beetle, Insects, Backyard, Butterflies, Gardening, Beetles, Yard

7 Insects Commonly Found on Milkweed

Milkweed is not just for monarch butterflies. Many arthropods are commonly found on milkweed, including these seven insects.

Monarch butterfly research update – May 2019 - Pollinators & Pollination

Monarch butterfly research update – May 2019

Michigan is an important state for supporting the summer breeding population of monarchs. Here is an update on what we do and don’t know about increasing egg laying and survival.

There are about 2500 species of milkweed in the world, over 100 of which are native to North America. One of the most familiar North American milkweeds is the Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). Though Common Milkweed is often treated as a noxious. Milkweed Plant, Plants, Sustainable Garden, Cottage Garden Plants, Plant Finder, Native Garden, Milkweed, Native Plants, Garden

National Wildlife Federation - Native Plant Finder

This website will help you find the best native plants specifically for your area that attract butterflies and moths and the birds that feed on their caterpillars, based on the scientific research of Dr. Douglas Tallamy.

Collecting Milkweed Seeds 101 - Save Our Monarchs

Collecting Milkweed Seeds 101

Fall is a great time to collect your Milkweed seeds and there are many things you can do with your harvested seeds. You can save them for next year, give them to friends and family, share with your...

Witch Hazel

New vintage drawing illustration botanical prints ideas

Heaveninawildflower

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch-hazel). Illustration by Mary Eaton. Plate from ‘Addisonia’ Published 1916 by New York Botanical Garden archive.org

BED BY GARDEN SHED The witch hazel bush is a small tree with fragrant yellow blooms. Learning how to grow witch hazel is easy since they require very little care. You can find tips for growing witch hazel, and its uses, in this article.

Growing Witch Hazel Shrubs – How To Grow And Care For Witch Hazel

The witch hazel bush is a small tree with fragrant yellow blooms. Learning how to grow witch hazel is easy since they require very little care. You can find tips for growing witch hazel, and its uses, in this article.

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NestWatch | NestWatch - Where Birds Come to Life

NestWatch - Where Birds Come to Life

NestWatch | NestWatch - Where Birds Come to Life

Birdsfoot Native Nursery is a wholesale native plant nursery located in South Boardman, MI.

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Habitat matters for people, for wildlife, and for northwest Michigan. Help us meet the challenges of habitat loss and invasive species. Go Beyond Beauty. for wildlife habitat, healthy waters, and bountiful gardens.

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Southern Lower Peninsula - Native Plants and Ecosystem Services Plant Species, Plants, Asclepias Tuberosa, Iris Versicolor, Achillea Millefolium, Wild Geranium, Native Garden, Michigan Landscaping, Native Plants

Northern Lower Peninsula

Using Michigan native plants to produce win-win situations for agriculture, communities and the environment.

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Southern Lower Peninsula

Using Michigan native plants to produce win-win situations for agriculture, communities and the environment.

Michigan Native Plants Database Search

Michigan Native Plants Database Search

Michigan Native Plants Database Search

To Help Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work - A manicured lawn might look nice, but messy is better for birds and bugs.

To Help Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work

To Help Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work | Audubon

3 Easy Ways to Provide Bumble Bee Nesting Sites – Shannon Trimboli Bumble Bee Nest, Bee Nursery, Wildlife Biologist, Terracotta Flower Pots, Different Plants, Wildlife Conservation, Busy Bee, Bee Keeping, Farm Life
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3 Easy Ways to Provide Bumble Bee Nesting Sites, Shannon Trimboli

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The cardboard controversy – The Garden Professors™

The cardboard controversy

I’m not a fan of using corrugated cardboard as a mulch, which like other sheet mulches creates problems for the underlying soil. Long-time readers of this blog may remember several previous posts (…

HAVING COMPLAINED in various spaces including here about Forsythia (except the lesser-grown forms with gold or variegated leaves, which are [read more…]

spicebush, cornelian cherry, and more: forsythia alternatives, please

HAVING COMPLAINED in various spaces including here about Forsythia (except the lesser-grown forms with gold or variegated leaves, which are at least a little worthy),

MGNVorg Lindera benzoin

Lindera benzoin ([Northern] Spicebush)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic This ornamental shrub, which is common throughout most of the Mid-Atlantic Region, produces small, fragrant yellow flowers that cluster a…

​Greystone Gardens Tom Brodhagen 9875 Manning Road Honor, MI 49640 (Just South of Empire) Native Plants, Nativity, Michigan, Garden, The Nativity, Gardens, Bethlehem, Outdoor, Home Landscaping

Where To Purchase Michigan Native Plants

Where To Purchase Michigan Native Plants

New vintage drawing illustration botanical prints ideas

Heaveninawildflower

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch-hazel). Illustration by Mary Eaton. Plate from ‘Addisonia’ Published 1916 by New York Botanical Garden archive.org

Showcasing the DNR: Get ready to start seeing monarch butterflies

Showcasing the DNR: Get ready to start seeing monarch butterflies

Greetings: I need to get milkweeds off my mind (all that latex is messing up my brain) and into the ground. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to build a market for milkweeds and itR…

Milkweeds - place orders now - Monarch Watch

Greetings: I need to get milkweeds off my mind (all that latex is messing up my brain) and into the ground. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to build a market for milkweeds and it’s going slowly – poco a poco as they in Spanish speaking countries. We need to […]

BED BY GARDEN SHED The witch hazel bush is a small tree with fragrant yellow blooms. Learning how to grow witch hazel is easy since they require very little care. You can find tips for growing witch hazel, and its uses, in this article.

Growing Witch Hazel Shrubs – How To Grow And Care For Witch Hazel

The witch hazel bush is a small tree with fragrant yellow blooms. Learning how to grow witch hazel is easy since they require very little care. You can find tips for growing witch hazel, and its uses, in this article.