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Oct 11, 2014 7:43 PM CST
|See the article here:
Oct 13, 2014 6:01 AM CST
|Thanks for sharing, Karen! Wonderful to see these efforts to raise awareness and make milkweed available!!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
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Oct 13, 2014 6:09 PM CST
|Nice to see this reminder! Peak Monarch fall season is approaching in Texas, yet I'm not seeing any Monarchs. The article has a few errors, however. Most Monarchs that move through Texas in fall will not reproduce until they leave their wintering territory in Mexico early in spring the next year. Others may stop and lay eggs in Texas for a new generation which will head to Mexico if they survive. That's the way I understand it, anyway. In any case, they need milkweeds and nectar from other flowering plants.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. E. B.White
Integrity can never be taken. It can only be given, and I wasn't going to give it up to these people. Gary Mowad
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