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I had no idea you could make a butterfly feeder this way, what a great project to do with your kids

Homemade butterfly feeder

According to a study published in the June 2003 issue of "Conservation Biology," there are 561 known butterfly species in the US and Canada, while there are only 56 butterfly species remaining in British counties, as a result of disappearing habitat.

Planting Design Tips

Though I officially learned planting design in college, I didn't begin my real education until I began creating my own garden. These are a collection of tips I've learned over the last twenty years in both capacities.

Plan/plants for a butterfly attracting Perennial Border

Nature Lover’s Perennial Border

Our garden plan is filled with easy-care flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds so it's the perfect small garden idea for your yard.

Bee Garden - Water Source by HarmonyArtMom, via Flickr

Bee Garden - Water Source

Explore HarmonyArtMom's photos on Flickr. HarmonyArtMom has uploaded 15658 photos to Flickr.

How to Make a Butterfly Feeder

Attract beneficial pollinators to your garden with a butterfly feeder. This simple butterfly feeder is easy to make & will bring you lovely winged visitors.

Create A Bee & Butterfly Water Source · Cozy Little House

Create A Bee & Butterfly Water Source · Cozy Little House

The way to attract bees and butterflies to your garden space is to provide herbs and flowers they prefer (see list below) as well as a water source. Choose a shallow container. A terra cotta...

Preplanned corner butterfly garden.

Product Viewer - Butterfly Garden

South of sun room

DIY Backyard Gardening Advice

Here is some DIY backyard gardening advice on three aspects of gardening, indoor, organic and vegetable. For many people vegetable gardening is a passion

Our Good Life: Bee Bath

Bee Bath

Catmint and bee baths make a fantastic couple!

'Cat's Pajamas' - Catmint - Nepeta hybrid

A long blooming perennial that’s perfect in small areas of the landscape. Indigo blue flowers are produced all the way from the soil to the tips, providing an intense splash of color when it’s in bloom. Rosy purple calyxes extend the color when the blooms are past peak.

Plant Guide: Black Eyed Susan ~ Bees and Roses

This plant guide for your Black Eyed Susan plant will tell you everything you need to know to have a happy and healthy little plant. You can't miss this plant guide if you have Black Eyed Susan plants in your yard. Check out our tips and tricks here at Bees and Roses.

25 Cottage Style Garden Ideas - fancydecors

25 Cottage Style Garden Ideas - fancydecors

A variety of plants can work nicely here. Do not neglect to reflect on how big the plant will widen as well

Bees need water too - make a bee bath for your home garden

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath - Garden Therapy

Bees need water too - make a bee bath for your home garden

Building your own butterfly bath is so easy and equally beneficial! Butterfly baths provide a resting spot and a source of food and minerals where the butterflies feed. #corneliusnursery #butterflies

Calloway's Nursery

Building your own butterfly bath is so easy and equally beneficial! Butterfly baths provide a resting spot and a source of food and minerals where the butterflies feed. #corneliusnursery #butterflies