Discover and save creative ideas

    SALT LICK for BUTTERFLIES ~ Butterflies need salt for breeding - Create a salt lick in your garden and increase the butterfly population. How-to's and links included.

    3y Saved to in the garden
    • Rachel

      Butterfly Salt Lick - "Butterflies need salt for breeding. Create a salt lick in your garden and increase the butterfly population." #butterfly #butterflies #garden

    • Rachael Wilson

      Butterflies need salt for breeding - Create a salt lick in your garden and increase the butterfly population. How-to's and links included. WHAT?

    • Mamie Shannon

      Butterfly salt lick to increase the butterfly population. How-to's and links included.

    People also love

    Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

    How to Create a Butterfly Puddler - Attract butterflies to your yard by creating a butterfly puddler for beautiful butterflies to rest and drink.

    I had no idea you could make a butterfly feeder this way.

    Homemade "ollas", to be buried in the garden and filled with water through hole in top. Water seeps through clay as vegetables draw moisture from soil. Conserves water and time spent watering! Link explains how to do.

    Bees Need Homes! There are more than 3000 species of wild bees in North America but intensive agriculture and development has reduced the diversity of wildflowers and destroyed natural nest sites. You can give them a helping hand, improve pollination in your garden and enjoy creating a natural habitat.

    Butterfly feeders. Would make a fun project for the kids & also a good way to put old fruits to a good use! :) Doin it!

    How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

    WHAT! 12 Deadliest Garden Plants: Beware of growing these plants around pets and young children. Good to know.

    Butterfly Eggs good to know...

    Gardening Tip - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. |

    Poppy Sways, Set of 5 (3 sets in photo) -- Powder-coated steel, copper plate; Approx. 4" W x 24" H; Add an extra splash of color to your garden. These steel poppies sway in the breeze and collect rainwater for butterflies or can be filled with a scattering of birdseed -- Gardener's Supply Company

    A colander for your Tubtrug. What a great idea! Rinse vegetables right in the garden.

    Poppy Sways Trio of Colors | Buy from Gardener's Supply

    Butterfly Puddling ~ to attract butterflies to your garden

    I have always loved to see plants “trained” into small trees, especially when they are plants we don’t normally see grown as trees. Plants like lantana standard or coleus tree. The buddleia or the butterfly bush is another one. In some states the buddleia is considered a invasive species (BBC) and they are trying to …

    Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to drink: a bee bath. #ad #bee #garden

    Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

    DIY Butterfly Feeder - a bright colored bowl with a plastic mesh pot scrubber in it; just add sugar water (4 parts water, 1 part granulated sugar) and wait for the butterflies to show up.

    Succulents are an awesome way to add excitement to your home garden. Make succulents ball -->

    Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful. I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries!