I like to call them flying jewels or flowers with wings. Butterflies add beauty and wonder to any garden. Having host plants for them to lay eggs makes it even better. Here are 50 to get you started. Over 60 Host Plants for Attracting Beautiful Butterflies to Your … [Read more...] about (Over) 60 Host Plants for Attracting Beautiful Butterflies to Your Yard!
Nothing says "spring" like seeing those first springtime butterflies in our gardens. Learn which ones you'll see first and what you can do to not only attract them but sustain them when it seems so early in the season. 8 Tips for Attracting the First Springtime … [Read more...] about 8 Tips for Attracting the First Springtime Butterflies
Growing up, I remember seeing puffs of cotton flying around in late summer. I quickly learned they were from the milkweed plant. Later I learned that some people were afraid of it or didn't like it. Please follow me here as I bash myths and show you why this plant is … [Read more...] about 6 Milkweed Facts – Learn the Truth About This Valuable Plant
Who doesn't like to look at beautiful flowers? And let's face it, we as a whole haven't been kind to our pollinators. Throughout the world, this vital group is in crisis. And if we don't have pollinators, we don't eat. Three-fourths of the world's flowering plants and about 35% … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Steps to Create a Pollinator Garden