Let's talk about Monarchs!
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Lindabird wrote: I looked in my backyard and saw a very pale, slightly battered Monarch in my butterfly garden laying eggs on my milkweed. I had the same problem last year, a week before I believe. I had 75 eggs and milkweed no bigger than 1 to 4". I'm going to have to figure out a way to save them.
Mona Miller wrote:Herbicides have nothing to do with when the milkweed comes up.
Mona Miller wrote:The reality is that Monarch Watch and the Washington Area Butterfly Club do not condone the use of herbicides or pesticides in butterfly gardens.
SWAMPMILKWEED wrote:http://www.flickr.com/photos/karnerblue/2457583841/ Link to the photo of the female netted in our backyard today.
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