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Of Monarchs and Milkweed

If you plant them, they will come. Yup, that's milkweed and monarch caterpillars. Both the caterpillars and a monarch butterfly laying eggs were spotted recently on milkweed growing at Behnke's.

Perennial Gardens at Behnke’s in March

March is a great time to watch perennials as they start to emerge. Larry Hurley observes some of the changes since the last growing season in the Behnke's display gardens.

Milkweed, So Much More Than Just a Butterfly Plant

Most people are familiar with milkweed as the host plant for the Monarch butterfly. However, milkweed is so much more than just a butterfly plant. Milkweeds are one of our most stunning and attractive native wildflowers.
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