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In support of growing milkweed plants I am sharing the value that native milkweed has for monarch butterflies. Your host, Brad Grimm, created a website dedicated to education about milkweed. Visit GrowMilkweedPlants.com Get started taking action to find and grow milkweed. I'll warn you in advance, you may fall in love with this plant. The podcast dedicated to all things milkweed related. Topics include Asclepias, Monarch butterflies, milkweed, gardening and pollinators.
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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 13, 2016

1M Monarchs vs. a Mine, MexiRocks, Garden Vandalism & Jewel Milkweed - Episode 016

View complete show notes page: http://www.growmilkweedplants.com/016

Learn about the threat that could deplete the water supply for the Oyamel Fir trees resulting in massive habitat destruction of the habitat that the monarchs overwinter on in Mexico.

Learn how to order MexiRocks which directly support the citizens. MexiRocks is an alternative form of "butterfly tourism" that brings the monarch to your home or garden.

Read the entire story as published in the San Diego Union-Tribune. "Plants crushed, but not Conway School’s spirit. Community helps revive garden after vandalism"

Get up close to a wonderful, but rare, milkweed plant Asclepias cryptoceras that I discuss in great detail.

Host: Brad G.

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