As the main food source for the beloved monarch butterfly caterpillar, milkweed has seen a huge resurgence in popularity as of late. So much so that it was voted the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association. This tough perennial helps out monarchs, and the flowers are a great nectar source for many other pollinators. All milkweed is native to America.
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Growing grass seeds, flower seeds and bulbs is made simple and rewarding when you order from Gurney's Seed & Nursery. Try our grass seeds, Royal Flush Mix sunflower seeds or Mixed Tiger Flower bulbs to add variety and texture to your lawn or garden.
How to Create a Butterfly Garden
Butterflies play an important part on our eco-system by pollinating a great deal of our harvests as well as gauging our environment’s health. Here's how we can help maintain the butterfly’s population and better our environment by creating an eye catching butterfly garden.
Meet North America's Largest Moths
Garden bugs in the backyard are not always a bad thing. We’re breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly so you can keep harmful garden insect pests away.