Category: education

Garden Love

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A new article today from Hamilton’s Pollinator Paradise Project. Author Beatrice Ekoko quotes several of this year’s Monarch Award hopefuls who tell and show what they love about their gardens…. Read more »

Monarchs are back!

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..and they’re laying eggs! Monarchs are back in town as of Wednesday last week (May 22) and they are laying eggs already even though common milkweed is barely above ground… Read more »

Cut back the milkweed

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New research from Michigan State University suggests that cutting back the milkweed patch can make it more appealing to Monarch butterflies as a nesting site. “Monarch butterflies scout young milkweed… Read more »

ELA Webinar Nov. 8

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The Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA) has a great lineup of webinars this year but the one on Thursday Nov. 8 is especially comprehensive. It touches on all aspects of ecological… Read more »

Planning for 2018

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Seedy Saturday is behind us and the countdown to spring has begun. Choosing seeds may be the first gardening decision of the year, but those entering the Monarch Awards are… Read more »

Next Steps…

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The final entries arrived just before the midnight deadline last night. Thanks to everyone who completed the questionnaire. All entrants receive a “we’re feeding pollinators” lawn sign from the Pollinators… Read more »