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Migrating Monarch Butterflies, Now On The Endangered Species List! Here's How To Give Them A Lift!

Aug 21, 2022

Migrating Monarch Butterflies, Now On The Endangered Species List! Here's How To Give Them A Lift!

In July 2022, the International Union for Conservation of Nature placed migratory monarch butterflies on their Endangered Species list. The IUCN estimates that, due to habitat loss and climate change, the migratory monarch's population has been depleted "by between 22% and 72% over the past decade". 
growing milkweed from seed

Dec 18, 2018

The Monarch Butterfly Crisis: Growing Milkweed for Maximum Benefit

Changing weather patterns, environmental chemicals, and loss of food sources are the primary factors for the decimation of the monarch butterfly. No milkweed, no monarch butterflies. But we'd also like to point out that growing milkweed from seed isn't just utilitarian; they deserve credit as garden-worthy ornamentals.