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My Butterfly Garden

Category: Gardening,Butterflies, Birds | Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:40 pm

I am starting new plants for my butterfly garden, it is about 4 years old and it needs a facelift, bad!

I am going to totally change things around and make it more formal and accessible for me. Right now it looks more like a butterfly meadow than a garden.

I want to be able to sit and watch all the butterflies that visit my butterfly garden. I plan to make formal beds of perennial and annual flowers, along with some host plants thrown in for good measure.

I will keep one small section as a "butterfly meadow" for all the wildflowers that the butterflies love.

my old butterfly garden ( photo / image / picture from live2garden's Garden )

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Frank wrote on Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:34 pm:

How calming to see many butterflies about!


daisybeans wrote on Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:52 am:

I have to say, I love the look of your butterfly meadow. Love it! But I do understand wanting to make it a little more formal. I'm glad you'll leave a part of it wild. It surely is pretty.


Kay wrote on Thu Feb 25, 2010 2:00 am:

Your "old" butterfly garden looks lovely! I'll bet the new one will be too!


drissel122 wrote on Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:03 pm:

The colors and blending are so pretty. It looks like a painting.

marik_247 wrote on Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:21 am:

Nice butterfly garden. I'm planning of having one myself. :)


jb19012 wrote on Sun May 29, 2011 1:07 am:

I see many plants there, but would love to know their names if you are able to add any to your garden list.

Thanks for sharing this and I hope your new garden is every bit is enjoyable and picturesque.

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