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Swamp Milkweed Info – Tips For Growing Swamp Milkweed Plants

By Liz Baessler

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.

Milkweed Plant Varieties – Growing Different Milkweed Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

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.

Winterizing Milkweed: Caring For Milkweed Plants In Winter

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

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.

Growing Butterfly Weed Plants: Tips On Butterfly Weed Care

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.

What Are Milkweed Bugs: Is Milkweed Bug Control Necessary

By Kristi Waterworth

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.

Growing Milkweed – Using The Milkweed Plant In The Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The milkweed plant may be considered a weed and banished from the garden by those unaware of its special traits. However, planting milkweed in the garden is a good thing. Learn more in this article.

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