Tag Archives: Swamp Milkweed

Simpson Gardens Roundup: A Season of Renovation

Have you ever looked around your yard and thought that it was time to shake things up and reinvigorate the garden? Maybe you will benefit from the experience of the dedicated team at Simpson Gardens, who have spent the last year working hard on renewal of the garden. Continue reading

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Great Long-Blooming Plants for Pollinators

A 2013 plant trial conducted by Penn State Extension, Bees, Bugs & Blooms, ranked three species native to our Mid-Atlantic region as among the best plants for flowering longevity, and in attracting desirable insects. An additional benefit is that deer dislike all three plants. Learn more . . . Continue reading

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Milkweed Pods, Bugs and Monarchs

Watch this video–listen carefully for a munching sound–and see what you are missing if you don’t grow milkweed. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)

The stately swamp milkweed attracts numerous beneficial insects as well as hummingbirds, is good for attracting native bees and is a larval host for the Monarch butterfly. Continue reading

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