Raising monarch butterflies takes special equipment and attention. Sanitized, outdoor habitats and testing for parasites can increase survival rates.
YouTube is a great source to learn small-scale farming techniques from experienced growers. Here are four channels with especially high-quality farm videos.
For Jaime Cool and her family, a homestead of livestock, produce and bees takes a lot of work, but “it’s a good life not many people get to experience.”
Native species can be great for your property’s looks and ecosystem, but avoid unknowingly introducing one of these invasive plants that look similar.