The Gardener's Network
Food Shelter Purple Martins Hummingbird Butterflies Controlling Birds
Facts Feeding Chart Squirrels Woodpecker By State
Nav Menu

Holiday Insights









Deck boxes

Butterfly Gardening - How to Attract Butterflies with Flowers

There is absolutely no denying that gardeners have a deep love of nature. Not only do we love our flowers and vegetables, lawns and shrubs, we also love the animals that are attracted by the fruits of our hobby.

Among those creatures of nature, are a wide range of colorful and beautiful butterflies. Almost weightless and seemingly floating on the breeze, Butterflies in the yard  and garden, bring delight to young and old alike.

If you are looking to attract Butterflies to your yard, you need to know but one single word......Nectar. And with that one word, we give the advantage to gardeners in luring them. A gardener knows that the nectar come from flowers that he or she can grow in flower gardens to feed the butterflies. The more nectar in the flower, the more popular the plants will be to a butterfly. It will also work to attract many species of birds and bees, too.

Did you know? Butterflies taste with their feet. Hmmmm.

As you look to attract butterflies, look for flowers with lots of nectar. Also, look for flowers whose blooms offer a suitable place for a butterfly to land and rest while feeding. Here are some flowers that you will want to add to your flower bed or landscaping plans, to attract butterflies:

Buy these flowers


Related Topics:

Buy Flower Seeds that attract  the birds and the bees..... and the butterflies!

Sponsors -


Bird Control

Shop For:

Gardening:
Flower Seeds
Vegetable Seeds

Heirloom Seeds
Herb Seeds
Organic Seed / Supply

Cold Frames
Composters
Garden Fertilizers
Greenhouses
House Plants
Planters
Raised Beds
Garden Supplies

Yard & Deck:
Grills
Hammocks
Hose Carts/Reels
Outdoor Storage
Solar Lights
Pest Control

Seasonal /Holiday:
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Carving Stuff
Decorations

Foggers, Misters
Gory, Scary Props
House Flags
Jello Molds
Lights
Party Supplies

Costume/Makeup

Other:
Tomato Strainer
Food Processing
Kitchen Gadgets
Kid's Playhouses



solar, light, lighs, owl
Solar Lights- Owl


| Home | How to Grow | Flowers | Fruit | Bulbs | Vegetables | Lawn Care | Pumpkins | House Plants |
| Garden Shop |
Herbs | Organic | Plant Problems | Bushes 'n Shrubs | Trees | 4 the Birds | Garden Recipes |


Copyright 1999 - 2016 © by Premier Star Company