One Man’s Planting Equals More Monarch Butterflies

One Man’s Planting Equals More Monarch Butterflies

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“Tom Landis planted a patch of milkweed the size of a card table last spring with seeds he collected himself, hoping his ‘if-you-plant-it-they-will-come’ project could mean regular visits from rare monarch butterflies, perhaps as early as next year.”

But, the flowering plot of fuzzy white plants in Oregon has already produced five caterpillars from monarchs that recently bred there.

Other milkweed gardens planted specifically to draw migrating monarch butterflies are paying off around the Rogue Valley,

(READ the AP story in the Houston Chronicle)

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