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Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans
When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings. Include butterfly weed, a pretty, low maintenance perennial, in those plans to add significant beauty and value to a lawn. See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from January 14, 2015, for specific growing procedure suggestions.