This coin landed in my hand after doing what I love to do ... show people around the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Botanical Garden in Las Vegas.
Our Speciosa, Erosa and Subulata are the show show-stoppers but thanks to Master Gardener Anne Marie Lardeau, you will find a wide variety of milkweeds and nectar plants growing in our desert, beckoning butterflies to come down and hang out.
When you come to Vegas, take a break from the strip and come see us! It is a 15 minute drive from the strip. And please invite your butterfly friends!
It was a perfect moment today to present this Butterfly Effect coin to someone I've only known for a short time, but feel we've been friends for a lifetime. A.H. you are a remarkable man spreading your kindness and laughter everywhere you go...I wish you and your family the very best as you fly off into your new adventure!
GrowMilkweedPlants, you sincerely did make my day by presenting the Butterfly Effect coin to me. I luv traveling on Southwest Airlines...I've watched you over the years always treat the passengers as if they are your own family. You are a kind and gentle soul. I can't wait to pay it forward as I have someone very special in mind to present it to.
Anne Marie, It was wonderful to meet you today. The passion you have for milkweed and monarchs is so motivating. Helping people understand more about the plants that support monarchs is so useful. I have never seen so many species of asclepias in one place. You have created a milkweed wonderland. Thank you! -Brad G.
Starting this coin's journey by giving it to Nestor R. was a perfect start. The butterfly effect is epitomized in everything that Nestor does. Making positive connections between people and nature is a lifelong activity. Thank you Nestor for sharing your garden with me and connecting me with others who have similar interests in Asclepias.
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