How to Attract Butterflies: 17 Tips (2020 Guide)

How to Attract Butterflies: 17 Tips (2020 Guide)

How do you attract butterflies to your yard?   I have been pondering this question recently after visiting my grandparents. They have managed to create an incredible pollinator garden in their backyard, full of beautiful flowers that bloom throughout the whole summer.   One of their favorite activities is watching butterflies flutter around their yard.   My grandpa has even built a small, screened house […]

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34 Host Plants For Butterflies & Caterpillars (New Guide)

34 Host Plants For Butterflies & Caterpillars (New Guide)

FLOWERS get all the attention when it comes to attracting butterflies!   With their bright, beautiful, nectar-filled blooms, it’s easy to see why gardeners love providing flowers to encourage butterflies to visit their backyards. *CLICK HERE to skip directly to the list of butterfly host plants!* But I want you to stop and think about the butterfly life cycle:   As you can see, there […]

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Bee Houses 101: Where to buy and how to use them! [2019]

Bee Houses 101: Where to buy and how to use them! [2019]

Bee houses seem to be showing up everywhere!     For example, just in the last month, I have seen bee houses for sale at a local hardware store, a giant homemade structure at the park, and there were even a few small bee houses in a pollinator garden at a playground I take my kids to!   I was intrigued about purchasing and setting […]

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22 PROVEN Flowers That Attract BEES! [2019 Guide]

22 PROVEN Flowers That Attract BEES! [2019 Guide]

“Wait, you want me to ATTRACT bees?“ The first time I heard that people actually want bees in their backyard I thought they were a bit crazy!   It seemed like I was just asking to get stung, or worse, one of my small children getting hurt and never wanting to go outside again! Quick Links! The 22 Best Flowers For Bees 4 Tips for […]

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20 PROVEN Plants That Attract Butterflies [2019 Guide]

20 PROVEN Plants That Attract Butterflies [2019 Guide]

So you are looking for plants that attract butterflies?   Well, you are not alone!   Butterfly gardening – the art of planting flowers and plants to entice butterflies into your yard – is rapidly growing in popularity. *Skip directly to the 20 featured butterfly plants!* Most gardeners have realized these winged beauties not only play an important role in pollinating other plants, but they […]

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