Small-Space Butterfly Gardens

Efficient small space garden, you can try it in your backyard or with any small space around your house.

Butterfly Garden How-To. Perennials: Ageratum, Aster, Bee-balm, Black-eyed susan, Boltonia, Butterfly bush, Butterfly weed (AR native), Chives, Coreopsis, Daylily, False Indigo, Gayfeather, Goldenrod, Hibiscus, Hollyhock, Joe-pye Weed. Annuals: Sunflowers, zinnia, cosmos... And make a small water pond.

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Small Space Vegetable Garden

South American Verbena, This plant is a perfect cut flower -- but don't worry about using it in bouquets. The more you cut, the more it blooms, so there will always be a supply of the lavender-purple blooms for butterflies to enjoy, too.

Butterfly Gardens: How to Make Butterfly Food and Butterfly Feeders

Florida Butterfly Garden: Selecting native plants to attract butterflies

Butterfly-friendly garden

Bird and Butterfly Garden

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

How do you make butterfly nectar? While hummingbird nectar is typically a 4-to-1 ratio of water to sugar, butterfly nectar is a bit weaker. Try a 10 percent sugar-water solution (about 1 part sugar to 10 parts water), and add a pinch of multivitamins, if you'd like, from a children's vitamin capsule. Or, use Gatorade with a little sugar added-about 1/2 teaspoon per cup.

Attract beautiful butterflies to your garden by growing the right flowers. Find out which blooms attract butterflies here:

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Follow This One Tip In Your Garden

32 Plant Butterfly Garden

Attracting Butterflies hummingbirds…. A garden is just not complete without birds, butterflies, and ladybugs…right? I’m sure you already know the wonderful flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Here is something that works like a dream. Butterflies and hummingbirds like very small, shallow water. We keep this small garden sculpture filled with about 1 inch of water.

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