Bring in the Butterflies

One of the most popular theme gardens is a butterfly garden. Who can resist those delicate, magical creatures that float through the air, and can bring a smile to the face of the most grizzled old hermit? Let's face it, everyone loves the butterflies. It isn't hard to create a garden that is more friendly to butterflies visiting, and spending some time with you. Fall is a great time to put in … [Read more...]

Budget Garden? Grow Butterfly Bush! Here’s Why (and How!)

If you are gardening on a budget, have we got the plant for you! How can a plant choice help you spend less and garden more? Well if you grow Butterfly Bush, (Buddleia) its easy... here's why. Butterfly Bush is one of the easiest shrubs to grow. It is low maintenance, requiring little in the way of fertilizer, and is resistant to pests and disease. So you spend less on upkeep. Say that about a … [Read more...]

Enticing Butterflies To Your Garden

Enticing butterflies to your garden is fun and simple too. Butterflies are easy to attract to your garden if you plant a garden where the caterpillar (pupa step) has plants to eat and then the butterfly has flowers from which to sip nectar. Butterfly gardens are simple to plant and will provide you and your friends and family a chance to peek butterflies in their natural environment. The basics … [Read more...]