Did you know that milkweed is one of the primary food sources for monarch butterfly larvae?! 🐛⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Milkweed seeds can be gathered just before their pods burst open, releasing their children to the world. You can direct seed these thin, brown packages in the fall for germination come spring. I encourage everyone to plant these babies! 🦋⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The seed saving lesson in our Online Herbal Immersion describes how to collect these ethereal, ready-to-fly seeds. Want details? Link in bio! 🌈⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ (Asclepias syriacus).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo © Juliet Blankespoor⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #milkweed #monarchbutterflies #herbgarden #herbgardening #growyourownmedicine #healinggarden #permaculturegarden #medicinegarden #apothecarygardens #homegrownmedicine #homegrownherbs #herbyourenthusiasm #medicinalgarden #growyourownmedicine #herblife #gardensoftheworld #herbgardeners #gardening #growyourown #instagarden #instaplants #gardengoddess #gardeningisfun #gardeningideas #gardeningismytherapy #thehappygardeninglife #gardenersofinstagram #agardenerslife #homegrown #diygarden