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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:23 AM
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My HUGE Butterfly-bush..

It's just starting to bloom...come on Monarchs!!!

You can see it at the back of my garden,it's more than 6 feet tall and very wide
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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:39 AM
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She is a big one Chico ....good luck in attracting Monarchs this year, it's gonna be tricky though, I have 'em all .....

Yesterday I took the guys out back for the first time in weeks and couldn't believe the amount of milkweed that has sprouted out there this year and we all know what that means
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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:16 AM
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I don't know what that means Chris. What does it mean?
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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:27 AM
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Monarchs lay their eggs on Milkweed.
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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:36 AM
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I don't know what that means Chris. What does it mean?
...yer funny....Monarchs lay their eggs on Milkweed plants....even better than regular milkweed is swamp milkweed.
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Old July 26th, 2010, 03:50 PM
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Last year,I had maybe 1/2 dozen Monarchs
The year before that,we had tons,flying all over the place
They do really love the Butterfly-Bush,I think I would like some Milk-Weed too,how can I get some???
Do the nurseries sell them??
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Old July 26th, 2010, 03:57 PM
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Chico I don't know if they sell wild milkweed or not...we have oodles up here I guess I can dig some up and when I go to see 14k next month take it to her place.....Swamp Milkwood apparently is even better, I know of one place around here that sells it.
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