Plants By Type
By Tammy Sons
Creating that beautiful butterfly garden will bring you and your family lots of joy and fun this spring and summer. Butterflies love flowers and you will be amazed at how many types of butterflies that you will attract. This is a wonderful way to become familiar with how the butterflies eat and which flowers that they really like. You may want to build you butterfly garden along a fence. You may even want to put it around that long winding sidewalk. You can also turn that bare flowerbed into a wonderful and beautiful butterfly garden. There are several types of plants that they love. You can fill you space with a couple Butterfly Bushes, Butterfly weed, New England Aster, Joe Pye weed and also Purple Coneflower. This is just to name a few. There are hundreds of flowering plants that you may want to use in your butterfly garden. Just make sure that the plants you are planting will attract the beautiful creatures and you will have a lot of beauty in the spring and summer months. You will be amazed at how these butterflies will behave around all those beautiful flowers. You will find that some will land on that special flower and will bask in the sunshine to get warm. You will also be able to see which of the flowers are their favorites and watch them eating nectar from them. You will learn a lot just by watching these beautiful insects and seeing them flutter through you beautiful butterfly garden.