7 Flowers to Save Monarch Butterflies

05/07/2021 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener What plants and flowers do monarch butterflies prefer? What plants do monarch butterflies pollinate? Do Monarch butterflies like marigolds? Milkweed plants for monarch butterflies. How do you save a monarch butterfly from dying? Monarch…

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Butterflies Flock to These 6 Plants

08/09/2019 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener How to attract more butterflies into the gardens was this week’s most-asked question from friends, family, and garden center customers.  Because butterflies have their favorite foods, the answer is the same whether you are…

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Attract Birds, Bees & Butterflies

07/07/2018 Ken Davis

Monarchs, Swallowtails, and bees are in trouble, but we can help!  This class goes into all the details of how to help the local natives by providing habitat and nourishment.  Because they like so many of the same plants, hummingbirds…

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7 Flowers that Save Monarch Butterflies

06/24/2017 Ken Davis

By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener With its four-inch wingspan and vibrant black and orange pattern, the Monarch butterfly is easy to recognize in the landscape. However, Monarch population numbers have experienced a steady and dramatic decline in the 21st…

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