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Celebrating Pollinators on Earth Day!

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  • April 8, 2021
  • by Eliza Mark
  • bees, butterflies, earthday, earthweek, pollinator,
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Sargent’s Nursery Earth Day Earth is our home. (Unless you’re reading this from somewhere else, in which case please contact us, we’d love to hear your perspective!) It’s easy to take that home for granted, and not give it the care it needs. And when we do think about the Earth on Earth Day it’s
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Butterfly Weed – 2017 Perennial of Year

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  • June 21, 2017
  • by Tori Clark
  • butterflies, perennial, pollinators,
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The 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year is one of my favorites –  Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa). No joke, this plant is a butterfly magnet!.  The flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies and leaves are a food source for the monarch butterfly caterpillars too. Location Butterfly weed does best in full sun and
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