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By Angele on March 16, 2010

You can create a butterfly garden to invite the butterflies that live in your area right to your yard. The first year I had a butterfly garden I was rewarded with regular visitors and the numbers and varieties have increased as more butterfly plants have been added. Pictured at left: Queen Butterfly, Danaus gilippus on Mexican Sunflower in my garden.

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ImagePatti1957
Mar 16, 2010 9:53 PM CST
Name: Patti
Eagle Point, OR
I liked your article very much it was very informative. I didn't know that butterflies liked rotten fruit.
Imageangele
Mar 16, 2010 10:01 PM CST
Name: Angele (zone7b/8a)
Elephant Butte, NM
Yeah! I'm a Charley's girl!
Thank you Patti, I'm so glad you liked it. TexasPuddyPrint has posted a recipe for Butterfly Brew here:
http://cubits.org/butterflygarden/db/caterpillarhostbutte/vi... it puts rotten bananas to very good use. She has posted some great photos of butterflies feeding on it too like this one
http://cubits.org/butterflygarden/db/caterpillarhostbutte/im...
I'm going to try the recipe this year.
Imagechelle
Mar 19, 2010 10:40 PM CST
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana
Lovely article Angele! Saw it on the news wire and had to come over and enjoy it again.
Can't wait for the next one.... Hurray!
Imageangele
Mar 20, 2010 11:47 AM CST
Name: Angele (zone7b/8a)
Elephant Butte, NM
Yeah! I'm a Charley's girl!
Thanks for the encouragement (((Chelle))). You make me smile.
I'm thinking on a new article.
Imagechelle
Mar 20, 2010 11:50 AM CST
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana
Thumbs up Smiling Big Grin

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