butterfly garden

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    Ashland Terrace Garden

    We’re visiting with Ric McGee today. In 1999–2000 the nonprofit retirement community I directed was renovated and expanded. An avid naturalist, I designed and raised funds for a community cutting…

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    Growing a Butterfly Garden in Southern California

    Most of Southern California is on the western monarch butterfly migration path and is home to a number of other fascinating butterflies that are ecologically significant pollinators. At a time…

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    A Small-Space Butterfly Garden

    My name is Mayurika. The pandemic has taken a lot out of us, but I like to think in a positive way. This time has also allowed my 10-year-old daughter…

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    A Garden for Butterflies in Michigan

    Today we’re off to Michigan to see John Blair’s incredible butterfly and hummingbird garden. I sent in some of my garden photos back in 2013 for Garden Photo of the…

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    Butterfly Host Plants for the Southern Plains Garden

    There are many reasons for having a butterfly garden, the simplest one being sheer beauty. People of all ages enjoy watching butterflies dance through their gardens. Butterflies also serve as…

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    Backyard Butterfly Garden

    Welcome to Libby Breitenbaugh’s butterfly garden! I live in Irmo, South Carolina. I have a medium-size butterfly garden that is three years old and very much a work in progress.…

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    Tips for Creating a Butterfly Garden

    More than 130 butterfly species are found in Northern California. As delightful to watch in their natural environment as they are in your perennial border, butterflies are valuable as pollinators…