Posts Categorized: Butterflies

Standing for Science in Your Yard

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West Cook Wild Ones loves science– scientists explain the world to us and impact many parts of our lives. One of these areas is our own yards or landscapes we work or live in.  Science is beginning to tell us that even if we are in an urban area, our yards are incredibly important, providing… Read more »

Resources to Learn about Harvesting Milkweed Seeds

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Resources to Learn about Harvesting Milkweed Seeds This post provides links to articles that help us with learning about harvesting and sharing milkweed seeds. Many of the tips and tricks are applicable to other types of seeds.   If you’ve grown milkweed, your plant is probably developing pods.  Rose Milkweed (Ascelpias incarnata) might have already… Read more »