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Butterfly Gardening: Delight the Eyes With Living Sculptures
Surprise and thrill with a garden that attracts magical winged creatures, bringing color, movement and life
"with a garden that attracts magical winged creatures, bringing color, movement and... in our gardens, delighting and surprising. Gardening for butterflies is perhaps the... place. Butterflies add a presence of color and movement that echos the flowers, grasses... Asia). Butterfly bush also is only a nectar plant, and butterfly gardening means gardening... I had butterflies again. Everything we do in the garden affects something, so being..."
Be a Butterfly Savior — Garden for the Monarchs
Keep hope, beauty and kindness alive in the landscape by providing a refuge for these threatened enchanters
"monarch butterflies are being removed, our gardens are becoming last refuges. Our small... design new garden spaces that do more good than we’d ever dreamed possible.... planted two butterfly bushes in our garden last spring. We did see butterflies for the... native gardener, I have several species of milkweed in my garden. I've never tried... I love butterflies and try to plant my garden accordingly. The monarch is one of..."
9 Flowers That Draw Butterflies
Charm winged beauties and human visitors alike with these enticing, fragrant and colorful blooms for the garden
"bees and butterflies. Wherever you are, your local butterflies will crave the nectar... types of butterflies to your garden by choice! Choose your favorite butterflies (from... butterfly lays its eggs, i.e., the types of leaves that that butterfly caterpillar... available at ButterflyWorld.com. Message me and I can help you plan your butterfly garden... with my butterfly garden. I have planted honeysuckle, salvia, lantana and other drought..."
6 Plants That Beat Butterfly Bush for the Wildlife Draw
It's invasive, a nonnative and a poor insect magnet. Check out these better alternatives to butterfly bush in the garden
"es to butterfly bush in the garden... over the garden, the tips of flowers launch into the air — if there were such thing... beetles and butterflies work to satiate their own hunger on nectar plants, while on others... by the butterfly bush, one lone tiger swallowtail works the blooms, like a tourist... large butterfly bush. The butterfly bush wins the butterfly competition hands down... attracts butterflies in my garden like Butterfly Bush. Yes, occasionally I lose one..."
7 Native Wildflowers to Make You an Awesome Butterfly Host
"get more butterflies than with flower nectar alone... where true butterfly gardening begins — if you garden for the caterpillars, you’ll have... little butterfly symbol showing that the plant brings in, well, butterflies. Of course... have more butterflies than flowers alone can provide. It’s also a fair bet that you’ll... booming, butterfly farm environment right out the door.... my new butterfly habitat spot. We have been trying to make a "butterfly garden" outside..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"garage. New butterfly roofs top both structures, an inverted tribute to the surrounding... the "butterfly", except to be different design-wise. Unless this area has very little... where the butterfly roof directs water, other than it spilling down right in front of... like herb garden, cafe table for 2 for coffee or tea. Looks pretty tight. Would that... like the idea of a house that is "secretly" modern. :) How do they adequately deal with..."
Great Design Plant: Butterfly-Friendly Crossvine
"gives gardens a boost year-round with bountiful blooms... y any garden can benefit from the addition of a vertical feature, and flowering vines... offers gardeners stunning color, year-round interest and an opportunity to use vertical... bees, butterflies and birdsSeasonal interest: Evergreen leaves for winter structure..."
Great Design Plant: Autumn Sage Brings Color and Butterflies
Whether you live in the arid desert or the humid South, you'll likely find this deer-resistant beauty as irresistible as winged creatures do
"Desert gardeners love that it will thrive underneath their favorite tree, while Southern... Southern gardeners like to plant it in full sun. And people aren't the only ones who... bees, butterflies and hummingbirds but the deer leave it alone. The garden was planted... Lewes, DE garden for several years and it thrives everywhere --- including in one spot... well as butterflies, which is why this plant is a must-have for any butterfly or h..."
Great Design Plant: Milkweed
Quit cringing. This not-weed plant is a sight to behold in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies
"in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies... in your garden is milkweed. I know that when most people hear the name, they cringe... particularly butterflies and nonstinging bees, it is also a host plant for the monarch butterfly... butterfly — a summer standby whose numbers are quickly dwindling as more farms and... in my garden (find it therapeutic) and enjoy watching the birds and butterflies that..."
Great Garden Combo: Planting for Fiery Color and Beautiful Wildlife
Draw winged wonders while maintaining a strong design aesthetic to please human visitors to your garden year-round
"seeing butterflies and hummingbirds in the summer garden. While butterflies flit... for our gardens, and as such it is worth taking time to encourage them to visit. When... Karen. The garden is absolutely beautiful. I see that you share my affinity for verbena... tastes in garden design-I love to see what you've been up to! This is part of my own... own garden-I'm so pleased you like it as that is a great compliment Wonderbaar mooi..."
10 Native Wildflowers to Beautify Your Winter Garden
They stand strong in wind, feed wildlife and are easy to grow. But you may want to add these plants for their looks alone
"winter garden, because the benefits are enormous: seeds and cover for wildlife, litter... overwintering butterflies and stems to gather snow, which insulates and hydrates roots. Of... winter garden can be gorgeous, even as gorgeous as the summer one. In fact, I now... summer garden with all those gooey gumdrop, sugary flowers giving me sensory overload... winter garden worth putting on gloves, scarves, hats, thermal underwear and snowshoes..."
Great Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint
Prolific purple blooms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness makes this a go-to plant for almost any garden
"in the garden signals that fall is upon us and that most plants are beginning to shift... recent gardens. It provides a good groundcover in large-scale plantings without the... had a garden so I can plant me some Catmint. Great ideabook, Annie. My cat and I... ..bad idea, over the next 2 nights, the cats trampled every plant looking for a suitible... perennial garden. (I have "Six Hills Giant".) It's easy to divide and share, blooms a..."
Great Design Plant: Lungwort
Yes, the name is unfortunate. But the flowers and foliage are delightful, and this perennial is easy to grow and shunned by deer
"cottage garden favorite, this easy-care perennial has it all. Whether you need an... shade garden, a unique foliage plant for a sunny border or an early-blooming treat... you! Any ideas for planting north facing, totally shaded garden? Hostas are the only... shade garden. And the leaf is not shabby either. As a landscape designer I get to... woodland type gardens where there are already blue flowering perennials like Brunnera and..."
Great Design Plants: A Bevy of Beauties from the Meadow
Draw butterflies, birds and bees to the garden year-round with these low-maintenance Eupatorium varieties
"Draw butterflies, birds and bees to the garden year-round with these low-maintenance... very new idea. Great article on an underused plant group. Especially appreciate the... by many gardeners. Thanks for the tidbit on the stalks and transforming our waste... to the garden with grasses and other late summer bloomers, they're reminiscent of... Great idea. I've always been afraid of this plant---the weed designation scared..."
Native Plants Inspire and Educate at NYC's Botanical Garden
Stroll through the new Native Plant Garden with us to get great ideas for plant choices and sustainability
"Plant Garden with us to get great ideas for plant choices and sustainability... Plant Garden, which opened earlier this year at the New York Botanical Garden. There's... Shade gardeners will find plenty to look at in the dappled layers beneath a canopy... ago. My gardens haven't been the same since! Well done. How wonderful to see native... local garden center. Where can one purchase these plants on Long Island? I just..."