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With the dramatic decline of the Monarch Butterfly, milkweeds and pollinator favorites are the name of the game in today’s native landscaping. Why? Milkweeds provide the exclusive food to the Monarch's caterpillar. Consider planting a milkweed and season long bloom times to aid in their recovery. Also because we have lost so many milkweeds in the last 20 years to genetically modified crops being sprayed over and over again with glyphosate.  When we lose the host plant we lose the species.  Monarchs migrate up to 3,100 miles each season to Mexico to over winter.  Is that correct? YES!! It takes Monarchs...

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