Wild Ones

12:05pm

Mon July 1, 2013
Ecology

TN Valley Wild Ones: Planting Milkweed to Save Monarchs

A female Monarch butterfly
Credit Kenneth Dwain Harrelson / (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0)

    The monarch butterfly population is dwindling, and gardeners in Chattanooga are helping restore the butterflies' lost habitats.  The Tennessee Valley Wild Ones ordered 1,500 milkweed plants from Monarch Watch, a national organization based in Kansas, and they're donating some of the plants to people building monarch waystations.

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11:06am

Thu June 28, 2012
Meadowscaping In Suburbia

Natural Lawn Care Expert Catherine Zimmerman In Chattanooga July 9th

Organic lawn-care techniques can save homeowners money.  Less mowing, less watering and less pesticides are used with natural landscaping.

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