Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies
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Plants that Attract Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are superb pollinators, and if they are fed plants they enjoy, they will pollinate your entire garden. Butterflies require two kinds of plants to survive: host plants and food plants. Plant a monarch butterfly garden because their populations have been progressively dropping in recent decades, mostly due to habitat loss and pesticide usage….

Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest
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Flowering Perennials for Four Seasons of Interest

Flowering perennials, carefully curated to combine varying heights, colours, and textures, make the most intriguing gardens. For a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to your garden, perennial plants are the way to go ā€“ they grow back every spring, year after year.  Think of them like wardrobe basics to which you can accessorize with eye-popping annuals (purchased…

What Is A Composite Flower?

What Is A Composite Flower?

Briefly, a composite is a member of the composite family (Compositae or Asteraceae family).However, such a statement conveys little information to one who is just learning.It becomes clearer to say that a composite is a member of the daisy family or the Sunflower family, Aster flowers, Thistle, Chicory or Ragweed family. But garden magazines, garden books, and nursery catalogs frequently use the word composite.We should become thoroughly familiar with it. The best way to know a word is to use it.

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