A butterfly garden can add natural beauty to your landscape design. This article offers tips on creating butterfly gardens and provides a list of...
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A butterfly garden can add natural beauty to your landscape design. This article offers tips on creating butterfly gardens and provides a list of the flowers and plants that are most apt to attract butterflies.
Like many creatures, the butterfly has been forced to give up portions of their natural habitats to make room for land developers. Fortunately, many people have been creating butterfly sanctuaries in their own yards. These sanctuaries, known as butterfly gardens, provide butterflies with places to feed and make beautiful additions to any type of landscape design.
Butterflies are attracted to the nectar of certain flowers and herbs. Different species of butterflies have different nectar preferences. Planting a flower garden that contains a wide variety of flowers is the best way to attract a wide variety of butterflies. (See the list below.)
Adult butterflies are also always on the lookout for places to lay their eggs. Some female butterflies will only lay their eggs in certain types of plants. Adding these plants to your butterfly garden will help attract butterflies by providing food for the butterfly larvae. (See the list below.)
Butterflies also need habitats that offer open and sheltered areas (bushes or trees) that they can use for basking in the sun or hiding under cover.
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