Grow a Butterfly Garden by Wendy Potter-Springer

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Wendy Potter-Springer
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Grow a Butterfly Garden

This handy book teaches the how's and whys of creating a butterfly garden including choosing plants that attract butterflies and using them in everything from window boxes to full backyard gardens.

Special attention is given to attracting specific butterflies, repelling garden pests and keeping a photo record.

Few sights are more delightful than that of a butterfly dancing on the breeze. Sadly enough, butterflies have become all too rare in our rapidly expanding world.

By growing a few chosen plants in your garden or yard, you will make a major contribution toward the preservation of these fragile insects, supplying them with a haven in which to live and thrive.

Table of Contents

  • Why a Butterfly Garden?
  • How a Butterfly Garden Works
  • Attracting Specific Butterflies
  • List of Host Plants for Caterpillars
  • Choosing Butterfly Flowers for Your Garden
  • Getting Started
  • Window Box Gardening
  • Seeds
  • Hardening Off Seedlings
  • Keeping a Weather Diary
  • Keeping a Photo Record
  • Cuttings
  • Butterfly Trees and Shrubs
  • Garden Pests
  • Conclusion

From the soil to the seed to the food you eat - we'll help you grow your best garden!

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