Monarch Population Down 22%

Journey North released a report saying that the Monarch population was down 22% in the Mexico reserve.

You can help the Monarchs by planting milkweed in your yard. has this available right now for $3.15 each.
They deliver at the Kirkwood Farmers Market in April.

Greenscape and Sugar Creek are good resources in St. Louis.

My favorite species is Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed.
It usually grows for around three years of so depending on your soil conditions.
Early migrating Monarchs may find the new growth in mid-April.

Save the seeds and plant them in the fall.

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