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Company Farm: Year Two

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Volunteers till up the cover crop that was planted last fall. I love the day in spring when I can take the first plunge into the garden with a spade. The soil yields and I get a hit of that wonderful dirt smell. A new season is spread out in front of me. Like a fresh-tilled field, it’s ripe with promise — and relatively free of weeds. F [...]

Help Monarchs by Planting Milkweed in...

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Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on butterfly milkweed plants. The eggs hatch about four days after they are laid, and the tiny caterpillars, with their dramatic stripes, take about two weeks to grow to their greatest size — during which time they eat butterfly milkweed plants exclusively. Here, a monarch caterpillar is just beginning its m [...]

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