Monarch Update

Good news from Monarch Watch.  The number of Monarch Butterfly sightings and egg count have increased.  It is not as high as in the past, but the population has grown this year.  Monarch Watch is asking that Milkweed be planted in the migration corridor from Minnesota through Texas for the fall migration to Mexico.

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Although it may be too late to plant, unless a full grown plant can be found, plan ahead for the Monarchs’ journey north next spring.

I had a some visiting butterflies in the spring and spotted a few caterpillars.  My Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) is ready and waiting.

Go to Monarch Watch ( http://monarchwatch.org ) for more information.


7 Comments on “Monarch Update”

  1. Tina says:

    Hoping the wing through our gardens soon. Thanks for the update!

  2. Yay! My milkweed has gone to seed, but I’ll be waiting for the Monarchs this fall.

  3. Chloris says:

    You are so lucky to have these beautiful butterflies.

  4. mattb325 says:

    Lovely! Lets hope this year starts to see a reversal in their fortunes


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