A cousin of the better-known common milkweed, swamp milkweed is an attractive flowering perennial that is native to the swamps and other wet areas of North America. Click this article for tips on growing swamp milkweed in your landscape.
Because of agricultural herbicides and other human interference with nature, milkweed plants are not as widely available for monarchs these days. Click here to learn more about different types of milkweed you can grow to help future generations of these butterflies.
Many wild milkweed plants, often considered weeds, will grow happily wherever they sprout without any ?help? from gardeners. Though many milkweed plants need only the help of Mother Nature, this article will cover winter care of milkweed and if it?s necessary.
Butterfly weed is appropriately named, as the nectar- and pollen-rich flowers attract hummingbirds and hordes of butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects throughout the blooming season. Want to know more? Click here.
When bugs start to invade the garden, it can be hard to distinguish friend from foe. Luckily, most of the time the milkweed bug isn?t anybody to worry about. Learn more about milkweed bugs in the garden in this article.