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Grow Milkweed Plants

Jul 13, 2019

What you will hear in this episode.

Asclepias cryptoceras grows in a remote location on a shale slope in the Great Basin east of Reno NV. Three experts and me have an unplanned meeting in the mountains and talk milkweed over a rare milkweed.

Cocoa Beach Florida has sun and fun but I take a time-out under an umbrella to...

Oct 27, 2018

Jet down to Oleander Acres to see if milkweed really is bigger in Texas.

Aug 28, 2018

I still laugh about the first time I "found milkweed". It was actually dogbane. I revisit this location and walk along the Truckee river in Reno Nevada. Learn about the different kinds of leaf damage on milkweed leaves. Milkweed bugs make a living on the leaf and we meet both the small milkweed bug and red...

Aug 14, 2018


Fall monarch migration is beginning now. Monarch's keep warm in Mexico and California. If they were people we would call them snow-birds. Are you ready for winter? Check out these parkas insulated with the fibers of milkweed plants. Asclepias clothing is light, hypoallergenic and renewable. Plus it will keep you...