Milkweed are paying big dividends.

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    This is my third year growing milkweed for the monarchs. To my surprise this is the first year getting first generation monarchs in my gardens. Usually they show up around the second week of August. So to say I'm excited is quite the understatement.
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    I've seen fewer Monarch numbers so far in my native garden. It could be my lack of Meadow Blazing Star this year. Last year, they were all over it. It didn't make it through winter. A couple days ago, I did have two females laying eggs all over my butterflyweed.
     
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