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How to Bring Native Plants Into an Established Garden
Many people wonder how to get started with native plants. It's easy, as this article from Houzz
Monarch Butterflies on Chicago's South Side
Eden Place Nature Center at Fuller Park in Chicago has been featured in the MonarchLive webcast program as an example of how small urban spaces can deliver for monarchs. Through the center's propagation and tagging activities
, kids engaged with science and nature. Just the sort of project we'll be talking about at the June 25 meeting on citizen science.
Aphids Have Arrived
Now is the time to keep an eye on plants to make sure that aphids don't get a foothold on any of your plants, especially milkweed. Here is an article from us about how to handle aphids without harming their predators and/or Monarch eggs/caterpillars. Aphids: What to Do
Oak Park Green Block Parties
Green Community Connections is partnering with the Village of Oak Park and has made it easier than ever to get a green block party with expanded "themes." One of the themes is Mobilizing for Monarchs. Read more here Green Block Party Options
and then register with the Village of Oak Park
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