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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
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Jan 10, 2017 11:27 AM CST
Hi cwhit,

Two things to think about:

1. Fresh Milkweed seed is best. Old seed doesn't germinate well. Make your contact for seeds now but wait until the new crop next fall to get them.

2. If you have not seen Monarchs in your area, planting milkweed will not bring them to your area. If you see them flitting by, then you can encourage them them to stop by planting Milkweed.
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