The Xerces Society just released a new book, Gardening for Butterflies: How you can attract and protect beautiful, beneficial insects. Did you know that tropical milkweed planted in the garden can encourage Monarchs to lay eggs outside of their regular breeding season, possibly disrupting their migratory cycle? Planting native milkweed is always the best option for Monarchs.
by Robyn Affron
Visitor Services & Volunteer Coordinator