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How to Start a Butterfly Garden

How to Start a Butterfly Garden

September 29, 2019 by Brooke Wohlrabe

Butterflies are admired for their bright colors and graceful movements. Butterflies are not just attractive insects, but they can help pollinate plants. If you’d like to see more butterflies around your yard, you should consider starting a butterfly garden.

A butterfly garden does not just attract butterflies to your garden, but truly helps butterflies because it gives them a safe space and ample plants and flowers to feed on and lay eggs on.

Read how to create your own beautiful butterfly garden here...

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