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milkweed as insulation  RSS feed

 
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http://www.survival-spot.com/survival-blog/how-to-use-milkweed-fluff-as-warm-insulation/

short article about the insulating properties of milkweed, used in life jackets, winter coats, and quilts. other applications?
 
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It saved many a pioneer and depression era family from freezing. Removing the seeds can be a PITA.

Milkweed (and monarchs) are being decimated by roundup.
 
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