Monarchs Are Welcome

I try to leave as much milkweed growing on the property as I can as an enticement for the monarch butterflies. It seems especially prolific in my blackberry patch. It makes picking the blackberries and mowing between the rows a little difficult, but the end result is worth it.

And the smell of a blooming milkweed flower is heavenly.

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Categories: Botany, Butterflies, Home, Insects | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment

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  1. I have huge swaths of wildflowers on my property for the pollinators. I just leave them where no one can see and be offended by my weeds. “)

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