Big Butterfly Count 2015: How to attract more butterflies to your garden
Sir David Attenborough is warning that butterfly numbers are on the decline in Britain. But if you want to keep on seeing the fluttery beauties in your garden, something can be done about it.
Bee A Wildlife Gardener
…garden together. And that's just their flower power. They offer so much more to our wildlife that no other plants can - larval food for our butterflies, moths and certain other insects. Some species will only be able to lay their eggs on one specific species and no other plant will act as a…
How to create a butterfly garden
By Lindsay Coulter, David Suzuki's Queen of Green All gardens are not created equal. Just ask a butterfly. Creation and restoration of butterfly habitat offsets those destroyed by development, roadside mowing or wetland drainage. (Gardening pesticide-free helps, too.) Whether you have a small plot…
Native butterfly weed is great garden choice
Home gardeners are showing more interest in planting native plants in the landscape. This makes a lot of sense because native plants have a greater tolerance to local environmental conditions. What holds them b
Garden Guru: Cupheas' colorful blooms charm birds, butterflies
Almost everyone is thrilled at the sight of hummingbirds and butterflies feeding in their garden. It's really as simple as picking out the right flowers and this time of the year you could hardly do better than Cuphea.
Bee balm species attract a host of pollinators to the garden
If you are into bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, then by all means put the monarda or bee balm species at the top of your must-plant list.
Gardening a great summer activity for kids
The garden can be an incredible place of adventure for children -- a place where they can play and learn among flowers, vegetables, butterflies, birds and bugs. Here are some fun and easy ways to garden with children this summer.