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In support of growing milkweed plants I am sharing the value that native milkweed has for monarch butterflies. Your host, Brad Grimm, created a website dedicated to education about milkweed. Visit http://www.GrowMilkweedPlants.com Get started taking action to find and grow milkweed. I'll warn you in advance, you may fall in love with this plant. The podcast dedicated to all things milkweed related. Topics include Asclepias, Monarch butterflies, milkweed, gardening and pollinators.

In support of growing milkweed plants I am sharing the value that native milkweed has for monarch butterflies. Your host, Brad Grimm, created a website dedicated to education about milkweed. Visit http://www.GrowMilkweedPlants.com Get started taking action to find and grow milkweed. I'll warn you in advance, you may fall in love with this plant. The podcast dedicated to all things milkweed related. Topics include Asclepias, Monarch butterflies, milkweed, gardening and pollinators.

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In support of growing milkweed plants I am sharing the value that native milkweed has for monarch butterflies. Your host, Brad Grimm, created a website dedicated to education about milkweed. Visit http://www.GrowMilkweedPlants.com Get started taking action to find and grow milkweed. I'll warn you in advance, you may fall in love with this plant. The podcast dedicated to all things milkweed related. Topics include Asclepias, Monarch butterflies, milkweed, gardening and pollinators.

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English


Episodes

GMP 46: A Dose of Milkweed with Danny Sanchez

4/19/2020
A Dose of Milkweed with Danny Sanchez Danny began gardening at an early age. Take a look at one of Danny's earliest experiences in the garden. Danny's passion for gardening has only grown over the years. Guest: Danny Sanchez instagram @adoseofdannysgarden facebook Danny Sanchez YouTube A Dose of Danny Host: Brad Grimm Music licensed by Epidemic Sound

Duration:00:41:10

GMP 45: Blood Avocados And The Cartel

2/28/2020
2/28/2020 Grow Milkweed Plants Podcast Episode 45 For complete show notes visit www.growmilkweedplants.libsyn.com Two tour guides at a monarch reserve in Mexico have been found dead. Foul play is suspected. https://www.mimorelia.com/localizan-sin-vida-a-raul-hernandez-guia-turistico-de-la-mariposa-monarca/amp/ LA Times reports that a bloody war is brewing over "Blood Avocados". Is no one safe anymore? ...

Duration:00:27:51

GMP 44: Giant Milkweed and Hawaiian Monarchs of Kauai Hawaii

1/19/2020
44 GMP PODCAST SHOW NOTES Rotary Club of South Reno Octoberfest silent auction. Check their events calendar for details about upcoming event tickets. renosouthrotary.com/ Air Carrier used for the 2019 trip to Lihue (LIH) Kauai, HI was Alaska Air alaskaair.com Ground transportation used was Dollar car rental dollar.com Accommodations used Ali’i Kai Resort, Princeville aliikairesort.com Top 5 places to look at Calotropis plants in Kauai: kauaiseascapesnursery.com Calotropis...

Duration:00:49:11

GMP 43: Tucson Area Milkweed

1/7/2020
MILKWEED HIT LIST ✔️ Asclepias asperula https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/62298 ✔️ Asclepias nyctaginifolia https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/62294 ✔️ Asclepias tuberosa https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/47912 ✔️ Asclepias linaria https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/62295 ✔️ Asclepias hypoleuca https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/158742 ✔️ Asclepias nummularia https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/158751

Duration:00:58:23

GMP 42: Asclepias welshii aka Welsh's milkweed at the Coral Pink Sand Dunes

12/6/2019
Nestor R and Brad G wander the Coral Pink Sand Dunes in search of the rare Welsh's milkweed. Plant page: growmilkweedplants.com/welshii Observation: inaturalist.org/observations/30008278 Google's top six results for Asclepias welshii WikipediaLady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterUSDA Plant GuideUSDA Plants Profile U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service A. welshiiGrow Milkweed Plants - Asclepias welshii Host Brad Grimm Unspoken guest: Nestor Robles

Duration:01:26:21

GMP 41: Florida milkweed rundown and some fun over asclepias in Nevada

7/13/2019
What you will hear in this episode. Asclepias cryptoceras grows in a remote location on a shale slope in the Great Basin east of Reno NV. Three experts and me have an unplanned meeting in the mountains and talk milkweed over a rare milkweed. Cocoa Beach Florida has sun and fun but I take a time-out under an umbrella to talk about the diverse number of locally native milkweeds in central Florida. Guests: Anurag Agrawal, Elizabeth Pringle, Aramee Diethelm Host: Brad Grimm

Duration:00:44:03

GMP 40: Oh snap! Las Vegas has a lot of milkweed.

5/11/2019
Monarch Population Status The Xerces Society Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count 1997-2018 The Western Monarch Thanksgiving & New Year’s Counts Second New Year’s Count Supports Monarchs Movement Between Sites This master gardener is luring monarchs to Las Vegas Host: Brad Grimm Guests: Anne Marie Lardeau, Glenda Bona, Nestor Robles, David Dewenter ROYALTY FREE MUSIC by BENSOUND

Duration:01:06:01

GMP 39: Milkweed butterflies of the Rio Grande Valley

10/27/2018
Jet down to Oleander Acres to see if milkweed really is bigger in Texas.

Duration:00:50:17

GMP 38: Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Exploration

8/28/2018
I still laugh about the first time I "found milkweed". It was actually dogbane. I revisit this location and walk along the Truckee river in Reno Nevada. Learn about the different kinds of leaf damage on milkweed leaves. Milkweed bugs make a living on the leaf and we meet both the small milkweed bug and red milkweed beetle. Support the show by clicking thru the E-Z Straw amazon affiliate link: https://amzn.to/2MXtQWh E-Z Straw is the perfect mulch for busy professionals who have a large...

Duration:00:34:02

GMP 37: Milkweed clothing. Is it the next big thing or just a fad?

8/14/2018
Fall monarch migration is beginning now. Monarch's keep warm in Mexico and California. If they were people we would call them snow-birds. Are you ready for winter? Check out these parkas insulated with the fibers of milkweed plants. Asclepias clothing is light, hypoallergenic and renewable. Plus it will keep you warm thru the winter! Mason bees and summer leaf cutter bees do 10x the pollination work that a honeybee does plus they don't have a hive to protect so they don't sting. This...

Duration:00:45:35

GMP 36: Water Germination of Milkweed Seeds

7/6/2018
Water germination of milkweed seeds was introduced to me by Francisco Julich. I recommend following Francisco on Instagram at jardimdeborboletas he is based in Brazil. My understanding of water germination of milkweed seeds was expanded by Dr. Steven Broyles who is a professional on the subject of milkweed. I credit Francisco and Steven with being first to share the water germination method in my blog post Water Germination of Milkweed Seeds. Looking for a simple guide to help you grow...

Duration:00:40:21

GMP 35: Mazatlan's Milkweed and the Monarch's Extinction

6/27/2018
San Juan milkweed Paco's Reserva de Flora y Fauna The monarch butterfly isn't the only butterfly that uses Asclepias plants as their host. Queen butterflies and Soldier butterflies are a common sight in tropical regions like Mexico and central America. The summer is the slow season for milkweed butterflies in Mexico. Due the the heat and it's drying effect on the milkweed in the area I did not see any milkweed butterflies during my visit. December and January are the rainy season...

Duration:00:52:30

GMP 33: April Showers bring May Milkweed 🤯

4/27/2018
Three main topics discussed. One Gallon Greenhouse update including forward looking statement for the upcoming growing season. Water Germination of milkweed seeds. The easiest way to go from seed to plant in the fastest time possible. Recap of Milkweed Madness winners and a tease at whats to come in the 4th annual Milkweed Madness free seed giveaway. royalty free music by: Ben Sound at bensound.com

Duration:00:25:32

GMP 32: Lynn Rosenblatt, author of MONARCH MAGIC and MONARCH BUDDIES dedicates 20 years to "POM-POM Paradise!"

4/2/2018
Lynn Rosenblatt, author of MONARCH MAGIC and MONARCH BUDDIES dedicates 20 years to "POM-POM Paradise!" Connecticut teacher and author LYNN ROSENBLATT devoted twenty-five years to teaching energetic and spontaneous first and second grade children. She empowered students through a global teaching approach and welcomed student creativity and spontaneity. Her websites http://www.lynnrosenblattbooks.com/ and MonarchButterflyUSA continue that work. Lynn’s latest book Monarch Buddies:...

Duration:00:36:53

GMP 31: Milkweed Madness

3/7/2018
Register now for Milkweed Madness. Listen to The Garden Path Podcast with Misti Little. I was a guest on her show. Look for Ep. 3-18: Grow Milkweed Plants | Brad Grimm Host: Brad Grimm Intro Music: sunny - Bensound.com Outro Music: acusticbreeze - Bensound.com

Duration:00:22:26

GMP 30: Conversation with Anurag Agrawal author of Monarchs and Milkweed

2/1/2018
Anurag Agrawal author of Monarchs and Milkweed speaks to us on the topics that are most interesting to us. Book title - Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution Grow Milkweed Plants podcast - Season 3 Episode 3 Read the recent blog posts by todays guest. Click on the titles which are links to monarchs and milkweed in Oxaca Mexico and the surrounding area. Monarchs & Milkweed in Mexico – Pt 1 Posted on January 16, 2018 by...

Duration:00:27:30

GMP 29: Winter sown. Garden grown.

1/12/2018
Winter sown. Garden grown. Use milk jugs to grow milkweed plants starting in the winter. Grow Milkweed Plants podcast - Season 3 Episode 2 Step two of winter sowing milkweed seeds in a one gallon greenhouse. My YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/5VMLrbqBauU How many monarch butterflies in the western population? See for yourself at https://www.westernmonarchcount.org Numbers should be released very soon. The 2017 Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count runs November 11th - December 3rd and...

Duration:00:21:33

GMP 28: Grow Milkweed Plants is a verb. Lets get started!

10/26/2017
Sorry for the long delay between episodes. I'm back and this episode is full of awesome content that will get you thinking about and growing milkweed plants. Episode timeline... 2:15 NRCS.USDA.GOV link to Regional Pollinator Efforts - Monarch Butterfly NRCS encourages farmers to plant pollinator strips to help the monarch butterfly. Seeds recommended included eight species of native milkweed which would directly make a positive contribution to monarch butterfly habitat. 7:00 Featured...

Duration:00:22:55

GMP 027: Asclepias cryptoceras, jewel of the foothills.

5/31/2017
Jewel milkweed. Join me as we go explore the plant in-person. Host: Brad Grimm

Duration:00:16:41