Want Butterflies?

Tis the season for that beautiful insect that even bug hating people can’t resist…butterflies.  If you want to lure these colorful creatures to your backyard, try planting MILKWEED.  (see photo)  Go to: http://www.monarchwatch.org  to find out which varieties of milkweed will thrive in your area.  The plants are easy to grow and come back year after year.  You can also mix them in with your other flowers.       milkweedYour garden should be aflutter in no time.

If you’d like to watch the MIGRATION of the Monarch butterfly, catch the IMAX film FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES IN 3D at a museum near you.

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2 thoughts on “Want Butterflies?

  1. I will check into this. I tried planting fennel this spring to attract black swallowtail butterflies. A teacher friend told me about it. No luck this time around. But she said she gets the butterflies every year. Thanks for the link!

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