Create a Garden That Attracts Butterflies

Whether you're a master gardener or just starting out, making gardening a family affair is part of the fun.

While many people enjoy growing fruits and veggies, today we're focusing on butterfly gardening — or said differently, how to create a garden that attracts butterflies.

It's easy to attract these wonderful insects with a few tips for planting and maintaining the right plants. Here's how to get started!

Before you begin your butterfly garden, find out which species of butterflies are in your area.

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Consider taking an exploratory hike in a nearby park or nature center with a butterfly identification book.

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By finding out which butterflies are native to your area, you can then research what flowers are most attractive to them.

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And then voila! Beautiful flowers AND butterflies in NO time!

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