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Rain gardens: beauty with benefits

April 21, 2016 2 Comments

Rain gardens are growing in popularity as an attractive, cost-effective way to manage stormwater – they help prevent flooding, naturally filter out pollutants to protect water quality, and reduce stress…

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Best milkweeds for monarchs

March 16, 2016 0 comments

Planting milkweed this year? If your goal is to provide habitat for monarch butterflies, you’ll want to choose milkweed varieties that are native to your region – and suitable for…

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One endless garden

March 13, 2016 0 comments

One of the threads in Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See is the story of Frederick, a boy who loves birds and steadfastly speaks his…

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And so we begin

March 12, 2016 0 comments

Hello — and welcome to Milkweed Journal, home to information and inspiration about the art and science of making beautiful gardens and landscapes where biodiversity can flourish. We look forward to sharing the…

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