Milkweeds are enjoying renewed interest and popularity as an attractive addition to home landscapes and as one way to benefit the monarch butterflies that depend on milkweeds for a caterpillar food source. Learn more tips about selecting and establishing milkweeds in the home landscape in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from January 18, 2018.
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