Category Archives: Milkweed for Monarchs

Weeds: What’s in a Name?

Some weeds have lovely, attractive names, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you want them in your garden. One of my favorite weeds is Wild Carrot, part of the parsley family. That name sounds appealing, doesn’t it? But better yet is … Continue reading

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Milkweed a Monarch Favorite

Because Monarch butterflies love milkweed, I do, too! I have two species in my garden, deliberately to attract the king of butterflies. Bees flock to it also. One is Asclepias speciosa, or showy milkweed, treated by the English “as a garden … Continue reading

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