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I had no idea you could make a butterfly feeder this way, what a great project to do with your kids
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How to make your own butterfly feeder. Homemade Butterfly Feeder Written by Bonnie Singleton According to a study published in the June 2003 issue of "Conservation Biology," there are 561 known butterfly species in the U.S. and Canada. Not only are these insects beautiful, they're important pollinators and vital to the health of their natural habitats. You can encourage these gentle creatures to visit your yard by using easy-to-make butterfly food and feeders. Butterfly Food and Nectar Think "rotten" when choosing butterfly food. Butterflies like a variety of food sources, especially over-ripe fruit and rotting vegetation. If you own an apple, plum, cherry or pear tree, allow fallen fruit to ferment on the ground to create a favorite feeding spot. Look in the quick-sale area of your grocer's produce section, and you might even get the produce manager to donate one or two unsaleable pieces of fruit. Consider saving extra bananas in the freezer, which you can defrost and place in a feeder at any time. Make your own butterfly food by mixing a solution of 4 parts water to 1 part granulated sugar, boiling the mixture until the sugar is dissolved, then letting it cool. Extra solution can be stored in your refrigerator for up to a week. An alternative recipe is to cut up a dozen over-ripe bananas into chunks, add two cans of cheap beer, one or two bottles of molasses, and a pound of brown sugar and let it ferment for about a week. The easiest recipe of all is to save any overripe fruit, add a squirt of honey, blend it coarsely in a blender, then divide the mixture into freezer containers. Butterfly Feeders Take a ceramic or glass pie plate, plastic or terra cotta plant saucer---or any dish with a sloping rim---and suspend the plate with flower pot hangers or a macrame-style holder made from household twine. Decorate around the twine with the stems of silk or plastic flowers to make it visually appealing to butterflies, and hang the feeder from the bough of a shady tree, before adding butterfly food. Replace food if it dries out or becomes moldy. Place brightly colored yellow and orange kitchen scouring pads in the dish with the liquid butterfly food solution. You'll attract butterflies and give them a resting place while they drink. Making a jar feeder. Use any small glass jar that has a tight-fitting lid. Punch a small hole in the lid of the jar using a small nail and a hammer, then cut a portion of a sponge and pull it through the small hole, making sure it fits tightly. Soak the sponge with a sugar-water solution, and fill the jar with the solution as well. Use string to tie around the jar to make a hanger, then hang the jar with the sugar water upside-down so that the butterflies can feed on the juice from the sponge.
Homemade Butterfly Feeder. Think "rotten" when choosing butterfly food. Butterflies like a variety of food sources, especially overripe fruit and rotting vegetation. If you own an apple, plum, cherry or pear tree, allow fallen fruit to ferment on the ground to create a favourite feeding spot. Look in the quick-sale area of your grocer's produce section, and you might even get the produce manager to donate one or two unsaleable pieces of fruit. #butterflies #gardening
Homemade Butterfly Feeder. Fun summer project to bring the Butterflies to your garden or yard!
Homemade butterfly feeder directions gardening idea
Beautiful shot of a swallowtail sipping nectar from a sunflower
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Take a Deep Breath & Savor this natures beauty !
Good Morning Sunshine ~
Sunflower #Flower Fields
Einstein Quote On Looking Into Nature
By Sally Gibbson May your day be as bright as the morning sun May your smile forever shine as lovely as the morning glory May your mind and soul be filled with happiness Always feel good, do good and speak good Everyday will be a sunshine day fill with joy Have a blissful day
Beautiful. Butterfly on a sunflower.
luna moth - beautiful!
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Luna-Moth These beautiful creatures can be found in Chatham-Ontario. Keep you're eyes peeled whenever you're near a #walnuttree in spring. http://www.facebook.com/theglasshousenursery #chathamkent #ckont #chatham-ontario #ontario #lunamoth #bug #moth
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Beautiful Lime Green butterfly
Green Luna Moth - wings beyond belief
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Papillon noir et rose / #noir #black #rose #pink #papillon #butterfly
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Luna Moth - So amazing. It's the size, color, or fact that it's just so cool when you finally do get to see one?
The Luna moth here in Nova Scotia, absolutely huge....I've seen one once and thought fairyland was slipping through
Luna moth. Art nouveau?
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black and white butterflies
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Transparent Glasswing Butterfly, Panama
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Stained Glass Butterfly 2 by Brett Terry, via Flickr
Transparent butterfly wings are even prettier than colorful butterfly wings. It's sorta like a metaphor.
Butterfly... #spring #season #warm #sunny #flowers #new #bloom
Art-Sci: 10 Exquisite Photographs of Wild Animals
Such vibrant colors! Gorgeous! by tamera
OmoshiroiTV: 40 Beautiful Butterflies
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Beautiful orange butterfly flower!
Love this bright and beautiful butterfly!
'Common Leopard' Butterfly on a vivid orange flower ~ photo via Manu Mohan on Flickr
One of the most beautiful moths in the world, the Comet moth or Madagascan Moon Moth, is named after its long red 'tails'. There are a number of moon moths with tails varying in length from mere stubs to long streamers. Biologists now think that those with the longest tails such as this species have evolved more recently than those with shorter tails. The Comet Moth is still fairly common in its native Madagascar.
Madagascan moon moth
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The Comet moth (also known as the Madagascan moon moth) is one of the largest silk moths in the world and found only in Madagascar. This impressive Saturniidae species is similar to the Luna moth, but much larger. The males have extremely long tails, which can often reach up to 20cm. such a beauty :)
Comet Moth/Madagascan Moon Moth:: Argema mittrei. One of the most beautiful moths in the world. The Comet moth is named for its long red 'tails'. The male has a wingspan of 20cm and a tail span of 15cm, making it one of the world's largest silk moths. The adult moth cannot feed and only lives for 4 to 5 days.
Madagascan moon moth / Yellow butterfly / sarı kelebek
Comet moth.. another beautiful one of God's creations!! Just proves God has such a vivid imagination and brings them to life for our pleasure!
lBBC Boracay says:" Vist us at our Tree house place in Fern Vally near Boracay and we show you this unbelievable beautiful butterfly..."( long tailed yellow moon moth )
I know its a moth...
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Luna Moth -Mother Nature, like a ballerina
Stunning! butterfly moth flowers ...looks like she's rockin' long legs and heels
This looks like a ballet dancer! Amazing nature
<3<3 The ballet dancer - luna moth -.
i see a ballerina butterfly.. =Moon Moth - Mother Nature! Photograph by Andrey Antov. Photo taken in: Massachusetts U.S.A. And before you ask, no, it's not photoshopped! :)
Tiny Dancer <3
"Luna Moth -Mother Nature" So if I plant that flower, will that moth come around? :)
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Butterfly on Yellow Flower, would love to make this a tattoo!!!
Beautiful Butterfly on a bright yellow flower
Gerber daisy and butterfly... http://www.mevalene.com
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Beautiful Butterflies - butterflies Wallpaper
amazing butterflies wallpapers - Google Search
Download Photo books software.
Flower - flowers Photo
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Butterfly kiss ~ So sweet!
Monarch Butterfly On A Dog's Nose.
Sweet pup with a new friend.
reminds me of my cousin's old dog buddy
Sweet Golden Retriever
One of my two fav things: golden retrievers & monarch butterflies
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#butterfly #nature #wings #pink #black
Beautiful Butterfly in Bold Colors, Gifts of Nature !! ❤
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~ Black & Pink Butterfly ~
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Monarch butterfly - another fav photo
Translucence is amazing in the glass butterfly wings
A Glass Winged Butterfly on a flower shows us the beauty of nature. See another Translucent Glass Winged Butterfly.See Photo →
Glass Wing Butterfly from South America
Perhaps one of the only things more beautiful than a butterfly is the Central American jungles. Answer: A butterfly with transparent wings. #Transparent #Beautiful #Butterfly #Wings
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Pretty Yellow Butterflies and dainty white flowers
yellow beauties ♥ #yellow #butterfly #butterflies #flowers #garden
Yellow butterflies in your favorite color...
Yellow butterflies on daisies
Beautiful butterflies and daisies
**Daisies and butterflies.. Looks like a posed picture -- isn't nature wonderful!
Yellow, orange, green black, white.
margaritas y mariposas!!!
Monarch and trumpet vine
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Monarch Butterfly on a yellow flower
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This circus had beautiful creatures to entertain you.
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this butterfly is incredible.... now we know where the idea for stained glass windows came from! Butterfly matches yellow flower
This butterfly is fabulous in primary colors! Looks like stained glass.
Beautiful Butterfly.. would be a cool framed picture for a little indoor deck...
what a beauty!
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Blue butterfly... Color splash.
sapphire blue butterfly #jewel #tones #nature
#Blue #butterfly on tansy. Green Roof Arbor
I love this beautiful butterfly. I wonder what kind it is. I think the yellow flowers it's perched on are lantanas.
blue butterfly, yellow flower
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Hot Pink Flower with Neon Green and Black Butterfly- stunning!
This almost looks like cat eyes and whiskers...how funny! Love the colors
Bright pink flower and beautiful butterfly.
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what a color combo!!
bright color butterfly
monarch butterflies in Mexico
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Monarch Butterflies, Mexico Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Migration Photos Millions of monarch butterflies travel to ancestral winter roosts in Mexico's shrinking mountain fir forests. Surfing winds from southern Canada and the northern U.S., they travel thousands of miles, taking directional cues from the sun. http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/monarch-butterflies-mexico/
Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Sierra Chincua (Chincua mountain) near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle: already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.
Monarch Butterflies, Pismo Beach California
The Most Mind-Blowing Natural Phenomena In The World
Amazing Animal Photography, Monarch Butterflies, Mexico by Joel Sartore
Monarch Butterfly flew here all the way from Mexico.
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Monarch Butterfly =BEAUTY
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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
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Science & Nature butterfly
buckeye butterfly ~ wings extended
Genius Kids Timeout Chair! rainbow-and-butterflies
Larinda look what I found! Now I need to find that little purple one :D along with the ceiling tile, lol
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Glass wing #butterfly #cute #animals #pretty #colors
Amazing transparent butterfly - Animals - Amazing Photo Gallery in The World
Beautiful transparent wing – This butterfly’s wings are so clear that you can see colors through it. The wonders of nature. | Perfectly Timed Pics...I think it's called a Glass Winged Butterfly
Glass butterfly. #nature #beauty #butterfly #stunning #beautifulplanet #wonderfulplanet
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ohhh large wings.
~~4 star lepidopteran ~~
Amazing macro photography by Igor Siwanowicz
Beautiful butterfly - "Born in May"
Red Spotted Purple!