Native Plants
0 view | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kate Patton
Scoop.it!

Rick Holmes: Help save monarch butterflies - The Daily Telegram

Rick Holmes: Help save monarch butterflies - The Daily Telegram | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Rick Holmes: Help save monarch butterflies
The Daily Telegram
A couple of years ago, my wife and I put some milkweed plants in the garden, mostly to see if we could attract monarch butterflies, which feed almost exclusively on milkweed.
Kate Patton's insight:

This article quoted Doug Tallamy, University of Delaware Entomologist. He spoke at one of our native plant events a couple years ago and is very inspiring.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kate Patton
Scoop.it!

USDA NRCS - Natural Resources Conservation Service

RT @USDA_NRCS: 35% of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce. http://t.co/WcpF4s5Mno
Kate Patton's insight:

NRCS offers voluntary cost share programs to landowners for enancing wildife habitat. These progams are beneficial for farmers and larger properties and can provide serious forage for pollinators. Do you qualify?

more...
No comment yet.