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Butterfly plants?

I live in Southern California and I want to attract monarch butterflies to my garden. I know i need milkweed, but what other plants do Monarchs like?

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Attracting butterflies – butterfly bush 101???

I'm new to gardening and really want to attract butterflies to my garden. What exactly is a butterfly bush? Any tips on growing one? Are they hardy in zone 6? Thanks! Thank you so much for so many great answers!

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What type of butterfly is this? Red & Black?

Hi, can anybody let me know what type of butterfly this is? It's black with about 6 red spots on each wing, with a red tinge on the side of the wing. Found it in my garden, thanks for your help!

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Why am I not seeing any Painted Lady Butterflies in North Louisiana?

We always have them all over the place this time of the year, but this year for some reason there are none.

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What do I do with a new born Monarch Butterfly?

I found a cocoon of a monarch butterfly and I thought it would be cool to watch it hatch. I got it all on video and it was amazing! Now that it's hatched, I decided to let it go. Since it was just born, it can't really walk or anything so it's just sitting there. It is raining outside and I didn't k

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Where are the butterflies this year?

I have a butterfly garden that has attracted butterflies every year except this one. The flowers are all in bloom, but the butterflies haven't come. What happened to them? Where are they? Sandi, send some my way, please!

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What flowers can I plant to attract more butterflies?

Yesterday I saw not only a red admiral in our backyard, but a black swallowtail and a HUGE tiger swallowtail, fluttering around our lilac bush. I would love to see more! =) I live in Ohio if that helps with the climate issue. I forgot that certain plants only thrive in certain conditions and shade/s

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I want to know what type of flowers or bushes attract butterflies ?

We are doing some research on learning how to make a butterfly garden for next season & need some input on some plants other's have grown to attract butterflies to their garden.

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do queen butterflies molt?

do you think they do or not post is plz that meens please

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Question abou my painted lady caterpillars?

I am having to raise two painted lady butterflies from the larva stage. They are now caterpillars and I have had them for 11 days. Their birthday however is March 22. I am waiting for them to go into their chrysalis any day now. What are some of the signs that they are about to go into their chrysal

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How could a monarch butterfly evolve into its migration pattern when it takes more than one generation to do?

I understand the monarch butterfly that begins to go South is not the same one as complete the journey north. How could this behavior evolve?

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What are plants that attract butterflies that gorw well in florida?

i want to a butterfly garden in a little spot around m,y house but i live in florida and dont know what plants to plant. please help thanks in advanced :)

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Raising painted lady butterflies?

I am having to raise two painted lady butterflies from the larva stage. They are now caterpillars and I have had them for 11 days. Their birthday however is March 22. I am waiting for them to go into their chrysalis any day now. What are some of the signs that they are about to go into their chrysal

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Why is the state insect of Illinois a Monarch Butterfly?

I've lived in Illinois for four years and seen a grand total of one Monarch Butterfly while I've lived here. People point out what they think is a Monarch Butterfly, but it isn't, it jumps or something and is definitely not a butterfly.

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What do black swallowtails eat in captivity???

Ive been waiting all year for this butterfly to hatch then out of the blue-it hatched. Its food rottened and I dont know what to give it! Wait changed the question where do you buy dill and parsely??? THIS IS A BUTTERFLY Where do you buy dill and paresly?????

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What other nice magazines, books for birds, butterflies and gardens lovers?

I found this magazine birds and blooms. I love the pictures and the gardens they feature, it also has great info. I would like to know more about what it is like to have a greenhouse, or a butterfly and bird friendly garden.. things like that :) Thanks very much!

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Where in Southern California can I find a rare butterfly exhibit?

The specific butterfly I am looking for is the QUEEN ALEXANDRAE BIRDWING found in Papua New Guinea. I just can't afford to go to Papua New Guinea at the moment. But somebody has to be dispplaying them. and yeah its for a date.

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What do Painted Lady Butterflies eat?

My daughters Painted Lady Butterfly larvae have started making their cacoons today. I know we will soon have butterflies but I lost the paperwork that came with the kit so what do I feed them when they become butterflies? At least for the couple of days we will have them before we release them?

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What is the average lifespan of a monarch butterfly?

the monarch butterfly that lives in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, and Switzerland.

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How can you tell if a butterfly has died in its cocoon?

How long does it take for eastrern tiger swallowtails, black swallowtails, and spicwebush swallowtails? How can you tell if it has died?

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I need suggestions for a early summer garden that’s fairly low-maintence?

I don't have a whole lot of time to invest in a garden, perhaps an hour per day during the work week, and weekends I'm off so I could devote alot more time. However, I would consider myself a beginner gardener. I would like a garden that attracts butterflies and birds (if possible) that would do wel

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Monarch and Viceroy butterfly?

The viceroy butterfly disguises itself as a monarch because the viceroy can be eaten by birds and the monarch cannot. If in one meadow there are many viceroys but few monarchs, would the viceroy's coloring greatly improve its chance of survival?

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Painted lady butterfly host plants?

My daughter has a painted lady butterfly habitat and we were wondering if someone could tell us what kind of host plants they like to lay eggs on? We live in Illinois. We want to also know if we can but this plant at our local walmart? Thanks so much!!

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What do I do with a hurt monarch butterfly?

I found a monarch butterfly on the street. What should I do with it.

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Butterfly ID please. Not cabbage white or other Piries.?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3023/3040238970_62eac47d25_o.jpg Turns out to be Howarth's white - Ganrya howarthii

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What should I do in my garden this fall?

I have a huge stand of daisies which are no longer blooming, black eyed Susan's which are still blooming, several kinds of ornamental grasses, irises, butterfly weed, hostas, bleeding hearts, roses, silver mound, lavender, Russian sage, and glads...what should I do to get ready for fall. I also want

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where can you buy painted lady butterfly larvae?

i am looking for like a painted lady caterpillar larvae do they have them at petsmart? or petco? im really interested

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How long does it take for a Monarch Butterfly’s wings to dry after emerging?

My son got a Monarch Butterfly kit from the State fair. It just emerged this morning but it's wings are still folded and crumpled. It should have dried out by now. We put more milkweed in with it but I'm just wondering if there is anything else we can do. Has anyone else seen this?

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what will happen if some cabbage white butterflies mate

my brother cought some cabbage white butterflies while they where mating what will happen next

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What is the name of the large butterfly that has large turquoise panels edged in black?

It's similar to the orange and black Monarch and Viceroy. I thought that it was a "Spice-Bush-SwallowTail," but, the picture at Wikipedia depicts a practically all-black butterfly.

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How do I take care of my monarch butterfly with a broken wing?

I was playing outside when I found a monarch butterfly with a broken wing. It is torn, and the butterfly cannot fly. How can I help take care of it? I want to help.

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how to deter white cabbage butterfly?

ive heard if you spray cabbages etc with a dilluted mix of washing up liquid with water to spray on plants will help to deter butterflys/slugs etc from laying eggs and causing damage to plants would it be safe to do this or would i cause more damage any advice please would be very welcome

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Butterflies?

I have a lot of containers and built-in planters full of flowers and plants in my Screened-in Pool and Lanai area in Fla.. I"ve thought about buying Butterflies and creating a butterfly garden. What are the drawbacks? Do they survive? Is this a crazy idea?

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How do I care for a black swallowtail caterpillar?

I found 4 caterpillars on my fennel plant today. I believe they are black swallowtail caterpillars. How do I care for them? I'd prefer they don't destroy my entire fennel plant. Could I cut a few branches off and put them and the caterpillars in a jar? Need some help from an experienced butterfly pe

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What butterflies are endemic to the Philippines?

I am planning on building a butterfly garden in a small park in a small village in the island of Mindanao, the Philippines. There are no books about butterflies in the local library so I'm turning to the net and your help. Thank you!

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Could you give me some info on Spicebush Swallowtails (Butterflies)?

The AWARD is 10 points to the BEST answer and please, no silly stuff....this is important...

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butterflies are beautiful to me, are they to you?

http://www.cirrusimage.com/butterfly/red-spotted_purple_med.jpg http://cornwallnature.org.uk/cornwallbutterflies/images/stories/large/leeslaughter/large_blue_butterfly.jpg

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Painted lady butterfly larvae?

Where can u find them? like in the wild where can u find them? which state? can u find them in washington?

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How do you mount a Monarch butterfly?

My granddaughter found a dead Monarch butterfly and I would like to mount it for her and put it in a frame.

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how long will it take for my giant swallowtail butterfly eggs to hatch?

i just want to know when they will hatch. any suggestion on how to raise them. maybe someone who has done it before? thank you.

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What can I feed a captive cabbage white butterfly who cannot fly?

I have tried to give him blueberry juice on a napkin and sugar water on a napkin is this correct? He has been unable to fly living in our grass for over a week, i took him inside today and am trying to feed him any suggestions?

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Where can i find cheap butterfly cocoons in mail-order???? Please help!!!!?

I would like some Monarch, Buckeye and Regal Fritlaries (sorry i forgot how to spell that)!!! Thanks!

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help! i found a black swallowtail butterfly and i think its dying! ANSWER SOON?

i found a caterpillar back in november in my parsley and it made a cocoon so i brought it inside and it came out yesterday but it was raining so i thought i would wait until early morning today. i brought it out and now it wont fly. its poised on an apple ( i thought cuz of the sugar) and i made thi

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How long does a butterfly live?

My son and me found a Caterpillar on the dill weed we have in the garden. It was green with some spots. We took it in and made a little home and gave it some dill weed. It ate all the dill weed and made a ca coon. Two days ago it came out as a butterfly with black blue orange purple yellow white. I

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What do Spicebush Swallowtails butterflies eat?

I now am obsessed with butterflies and have just purchased a chrysalis of a Spicebush Swallowtail. I want to keep him for a little bit when he hatches but I don't know what to feed him... any options?

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if you like butterflies, which kind is your favorite?

i like blue morphos, swallowtails, and red spotted purple butterflies....

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We have been researching Question Mark butterflies. Do they really eat carrion?

A website from Ohio stated that the Question Mark butterfly eats carrion as well as certain plants. I thought they were strictly herbivores. Do they really eat dead animals?

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How long does it take a painted lady butterfly to emerge from it’s chrysalis?

We ordered caterpillars through the mail. They are chrysalis's now. How long will it take for the butterfly to emerge?

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Can Milkweed Beetles and Monarch Butterfly caterpillars coexist on milkweed plants?

Each year it seems as though there are many more beetles and far fewer Monarch butterfly eggs. This year there seems to to be an exponentially higher number of beetles. A few of the plants are turning yellow. I would really appreciate and help on this. I live in the midwest. There have been no o

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Identification of organisms.. help?

Hello. I need to identify some organisms for my biology project. I went online and figured out some scientific names but I'm not sure if they really do match the organism. Can someone please help to confirm? Pictures are taken in Singapore. 1. Lizard http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k258/limxy9/B

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What are my small cabbage white butterfly caterpillars doing?

Ok so they are really small now and they are spinning a cocoon not a chrysalis. Why is this.

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I have an envelope with 1938 and 2006 stamps that is postmarked Jan 3, 2007. How much is it worth?

The 1938 stamps are Scott Catalog #804, the George Washington Presidential Issue Stamp. They are 1 cent each and they are still attached as a pane of 4. The 2006 stamps are either Scott Catalog #4000, 4001, or 4002, the Common Buckeye Butterfly Stamps. There are two of them and they are 24 cents eac

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What Can Black Swallowtail Butterflies Eat Other Than Flowers?

I Have One That Just hatched and its fall right now so there is no plants for it to have so I wanted to know.

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What plants to put in an herb garden?

I'm starting an herb garden and I'm going to buy the seedlings today, but I'm not sure what I should buy. What are some commonly used herbs that are easy to grow? Also, I'd like to put in at least one butterfly-attracting plant, so what are some of those? It doesn't matter if that one is an herb. Th

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In mimicry does the monarch butterfly copy the design of the viceroy butterfly or vice versa?

In mimicry does the monarch butterfly copy the design of the viceroy butterfly or does the viceroy copy the design of the monarch?

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what are some intresting facts about queen butterfly?

this is for my science project and i need some information!

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What information should i include about the painted lady butterfly?

I have a science fair project about the painted lady butterfly and it's life cycle...should i include the migration facts, the anatomy??

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Mourning Cloak butterfly cocoon – 7 in fact. Are they dead…?

So, I live in a gated apartment community and there are a lot of mean kids here who would probably kill the caterpillars and mess with the cocoons - so I've saved 2 caterpillars already, the rest seemed to just like our porch and cocooned there. The caterpillars are black with black spines and red

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How long is a typical cycle of a monarch butterfly?

I know I can't do this until March, but I am having my students observe the full development of a monarch butterfly from egg to butterfly. How long will I need to have the students taking data (or how long is their life cycle?) Is there anything else I should know?

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I think I found a rare butterfly?

What should I do if I think I found a rare butterfly? I was at the house where I nanny today and there was a butterfly on the side of the house that was brown on both sides...when he opened his wings the insides looked to have eyes... so I looked it up and compared it to the picture on my cell (wh

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Where can I order butterfly larvae?

I have to do a science experiment for school with Butterfly Larvae. These are the types of Butterflies I will use, the others kind of creep me out: Painted Lady Viceroy Great Spangled Fritillary Buckeye Pearly Crescentspot

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How long is each stage of a giant swallowtail butterfly’s life cycle?

How long does it take for an giant swallowtail egg to hatch? How long does it stay a caterpillar? How long from the time it becomes a chrysalis until it emerges?

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Where can i buy food for my butterflies?

My butterflies are going to emerge from their cocoons soon and i need some food to feed them or they'll starve. I have black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, and eastern tiger swallowtail butterflies. Where can i buy fennel, parsley, dill, lilac, wild cherry, and spicebush plants? . I need them a

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Buckeye Caterpillars?

I was wondering where i could buy buckeye caterpillars for the buckeye butterfly that can be shipped to PA. I am planning on buying some of their hosts, because i really want them?

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what is the significance of a black swallowtail butterfly in anime?

It is in the theme song to xxxHolic as well as the first page of Bleach manga. So it has to be important. I think it may have to do with rebirth, and the black means darkness, lonliness, empty, ghost. What do you think?

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Tips on making a garden ?

I know it's winter, but i'm anxious to start planting. I have this paper bag full of mixed seeds, called "Butterfly Garden". It's supposed to attract butterflies? Ha. I live in Murrieta, California and the weather is very unpredictable at times, even the weather predictors are wrongs sometimes. It'

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Why do most all of the flowers in my garden flop over?

Even one's that don't require staking. Is it possible my garden soil is lacking something? I have mostly drought tolerant plants, like purple coneflower, butterfly weed, shasta daisy etc. I don't hardly ever water because, last year I thought too much watering was what made them flop. My garden g

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Can I keep a butterfly bush from getting too big?

I want to keep the butterfly bush relatively small, without hurting any of the flowers. I know they grow 6 to 12 feet, but I really don't want it to get that big. I planted it in my garden by my pool, along with other shrubs. I don't want to butterfly bush to "take over". Help.

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rollin’ grow for your garden…?

i've seen there tv ad and everything.. what are the options.. is there something similar to that with more choices of flowers. like ive heard that theres three or four types... such as hummingbird garden, butterfly garden, wildflower mix, etc.. is there a website where they will give me choices.. i

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I have a small backyard in Illinois. And I want to plant flowers in my garden. The problem is,?

is I have a hugh tree out back and the garden doesn't get a lot of straight sunshine. Are there any flowers and bushes out there that I could plant but don't need a lot of sun? I'm trying to make a small butterfly garden. Serious answers only please? TY

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should I prune my butterfly bush or move it?

I have 2 butterfly bushes in my raised garden bed (planted last summer) and one of them grew alot bigger than I expected it to. I've been thinking about moving it to an area where it can grow (somewhat) freely. My other option is to prune it back to try to keep the size under control. What is the be

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why do i not see any butterflies in my garden?

I live in Belgium, and I used to hunt for butterflies when I was a child, but nowadays, when i watch my garden, I don't seem to find butterflies? where have they gone?

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Will a butterfly feeder endanger a vegetable patch?

My dad loves his garden, so I was going to buy a butterfly feeder/house for him. However, I was wondering if this would ultimately attract more butterflies to lay more eggs on his vegetables and flowers, which would be very very bad. Has anyone got any experience with increasing numbers of butterfl

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Do you have any butterflies in your flower garden? If you do, where do you live? Anyone in the Midwest?

Living in the midwest, I have only seen 3 butterflies this year. I have a beautiful flower garden and miss seeing the beautiful butterflies that I have had in past years.

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Do you try to attract birds and butterflies to your garden?

Are there features like a fountain or pond in your yard? Native flowers? Butterfly host plants? I live near open space so I'm thrilled to have both birds and butterflies in my yard and am always looking for ways to attract more species.

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Any creative ideas for watering my garden?

I have a rather big garden, I have a butterfly and hummingbird garden, a veggie garden, and my kids have their own garden, not to mention the 3 rose bushes that line the garage and random flowers and plants around the perimeter of the yard. I feel like I am wasting water. I set my sprinkler up in

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i want a garden in my front yard…?

i would like to make a beautiful garden in my front yard to distract from the oldness of the house i am renting. its not the prettiest house, but i think a beautiful garden would help make it look a lot prettier. the only problem is where i want to put it the sun only hits it in the late afternoon.

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Live butterfly larvae?

I just planted a butterfly garden containing milkweed and some other kind of butterfly attracting plant. What places on the internet let you buy butterfly larvae that I could release in my garden? I know there are some kits around but I don't want a kit where you release the grown butterflys I would

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Butterfly Landscaping?

I am looking to landscape my front yard in the spring, I live in New Jersey so basically the North East.... I wanted to do a butterfly garden theme with various plants that would support the butterfly cycle, would this be a nice front yard display? I purchased a small condo and the front has a bay

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Hummingbird/Butterfly Garden question?

I want to put a few plants and/or bushes on my deck that will attract Hummingbirds and/or Butterflies. Can anyone give me some ideas on what to put? * I need something that can be contained within a pot since it will be on an overhead deck * I have a problem with wasps so I don't want to put anyt

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can any one tell me what this plant is going to be. it came from a mix bag of butterfly garden seeds.?

i have a few pics of it on my photobucket if any one could tell me what this is...here is the link http://s61.photobucket.com/albums/h41/staceymay72601/?action=view¤t=06-18-09_1443.jpg

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Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden?

1 Black Knight Butterfly Bush 1 Keys of Heaven 3 Mixed Monarda 1 White Obedient Plant 1 Wild Romance Aster 1 Amber Wheels Gaillardia Does this sound like it will make a good garden in the spring? http://springhillnursery.com/butterfly-and-hummingbird-garden/p/75843/

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I would like to know what to feed my butterfly bushes.?

I live in New England and am a new comer to butterfly gardening. I had a wonderful first season.

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Can any one tell me what this plant is going to be. i got it from a butterfly garden mix.?

i have all kinds of plants growing in my flower bed they all came from a butterfly mixture..the names of the plants are on the package but there is like 50 of them..i only like a few to grow next year.i took a couple pics of them and posted them to my photobucket if any one could look at them and te

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can any one tell me what this plant is i got it out of a pack of mixed butterfly garden seeds?

i put a few pics of it on my photobucket.. its the plant that hasent budded yet (the pink ones behind are snapdragons i dont need help with those) http://s61.photobucket.com/albums/h41/staceymay72601/?action=view¤t=2009-06-18183916.jpg

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what kind of flower does a painted lady butterfly like to drink from?

i whant to know because i got the butterfly garden kit from insect lore and i sent the coupon for painted lady caterpillars but i dont know what kind of flower the butterflys like to drink from

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what kind of fertilizer do I use in my garden?

I am growing a butterfly garden and a vegetable garden.

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I transplanted my butterfly bush, the branches are dead from the winter should i trim them?

When I transplanted it, it was already brown and the branches were dead any advice to get it growing and alive, I'm in the process of making a butterfly garden and this bush will really complete the garden and make it look beautiful!!! and if you know of any other plants that attract a lot of butter

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Is it possible to have a veg garden and a butterfly garden coexist in the same backyard?

I am having the grass installed today in my back yard. I have left a large L shape around the outskirts, 7ft deep so that I can plant a vegitable garden at the back. In the side section, I was hoping for a flower garden, something that I could plant with my toddler, a butterfly garden perhaps. But t

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I need to rid butterfly garden of thistle?

I have an on going battle with a really nasty type of thistle in my butterfly garden. The animals don't like it and it chokes out my wildflowers. Today I was reading on the internet about weed eating the thistle, so that's what I did today. I hope I didn't upset the balance of my garden. Things

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what is the best time to plant a butterfly garden?

We live in san diego, I am getting grass put in today and have left a large patch (about 8ft by 15ft) free so that I might plant a butterfly garden or other type of flower garden soon. This is my first garden and I am hoping to get my 3 year old involved so I need something colorful, easy and robust

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Butterfly Puddling????????

I made a butterfly pudde out of a box shaped plastic contain. I dug a little hole in my garden and put the container in it. I put gravel in the bottom and the filled it with water and put sticks and stones around it. My question is, how deep should the water be?? The rocks are an inch at the bottom

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i want to plant a butterfly garden in front on my house?

the area that i can use is like 30 inches deep and 12 feet wide. this area is directly in front of my house, will i be able to plant this close to the house. also i found this website that has ideas http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/gardens/butterfly/designs.html would the backside of the garden be the si

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How do I keep unwanted bugs out of my butterfly garden?

My daughter and I started a small butterfly garden from seed (a retail mix in an envelope). I have also planted moonflowers and morning glories to grow up the fence in the back of the garden. Ants and aphids or something are eating the leaves of my morning glories and moonflowers, and some of the le

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I want to build a butterfly garden in my front yard, but my husband thinks our dogs will dig it up. Prevention

I would love to have a butterfly garden in my front yard, but we have two dogs (3 months & 11 months). My husband thinks it will be a waste of money because he said the dogs will probably dig everything up, or just go plop down in the middle of the plants to cool off in the potting soil & pebbles. I

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How do i make a butterfly garden?

Hi. I would really like my garden to be a butterfly garden..Can anyone give me any tips how to do it? I alredy have made a list of "Host plants" For the caterpillars and "Nectar plants" For the butterflies. I would really love to see lots of little butterflies in my garden.. Btw, i live in england (

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preparing a garden bed for a butterfly garden.?

it will be on the south side of my house, and i live in zone 5 ( dont know if that matters). here is the garden that i am going to try to build. it is the second one down http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/gardens/butterfly/designs.html how do i get the soil ready for the plants? and do i put mulch in aroun

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Butterfly Flower Garden AND Weed Problem?

In the Spring I'm going to plant a seed mixture of Alcea rosea, Asclepias tuberose, Aster novae-angliae, Clarkia amoena, Cosmos bipinnatus, Delphinium consolida, Digitalis purpurea, Echinacea purpurea, lavatera trimestris, Malope trifida, Mirabilis jalapa, Monarda citriodora, Nicotiana affinis, Peta

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I want a butterfly garden.?

i need help, we have a pretty big bacyard and want to start attracting butterflies and hummingbirds and other cool nature animals. Please help me with some plant ideas?? To attract them! We would realy like a garden taht we can go out too and jsut wath the butterflies, im also a photographer and wou

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Antipolo: Butterfly Garden?

Hi. I need help with directions to reach Antipolo's Butterfly Garden. I'll be coming from Coastal Road. Any other tourist destinations near Butterfly Garden? Also, how much do they charge for entrance fee? Thank you.

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Help with a butterfly garden?

I want to start one but i don't know what butterfly are in my area. I live in California , Bakersfield. Which is central. Can you help me?

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what plants will attract butterflies to my garden??

im making a butterfly garden but sadly i havent seen many butterflies yet.

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Growing a Butterfly Garden?

I want to grow a little butterfly garden in a little piece of land in my backyard. My question is, what types of plants do butterflies like? Also, since it's fall, what kind of bulb-growing plants do they eat? Is there anything besides plants I should put in the garden? (like a little pool of water

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I lost the directions for my Live Butterfly Garden. The chrysallis are hatching and I need to know how to feed?

the butterflies. There were directions about how if you did not want to buy flowers you could do sugar water on a paper towel or something like that. But I am not sure how much sugar to mix with the water.And how much of the mixture to put on a paper towel. Can someone please help?

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a butterfly or humming bird garden in zone 7?

I am planing on makeing a butterfly,hummingbird and or bee attracting garden. Annuals, perennials it doesnt matter. I live in zone 7. Also what else would I need other than the plants to make them want to visit more?

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my landlord said we are not zoned for butterfly garden?

is that really true that you can't plant a butterfly garden in Boston due to zoning? I do know where to get some seeds for it. I think maybe he is jus a meannie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NATIVE wildflower butterfly garden for Southeast US Piedmont?

I would like a list of NATIVE wildflowers, not naturalized or non-invasive. For example, Butterfly Bush will not be considered. A list or resource would be very welcomed. The site I am looking at receives full sun all day long.

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I live in columbus,ohio and i’d like to start an inexpensive butterfly garden.?

When should and what should i plant? Also my freind said she heard they r attracted to sugar water,is that true? Thanks

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“I wrote a question recently about planting a butterfly garden in a acidity soil. I should have also mentioned?

That there are two utility boxes that are about 3 feet tall that I want to cover up with bushes. I like the rhododendron idea I am wondering if hydrangea are also good? It is a sunny/shady area thanks

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i’m creating a butterfly garden, how do i pretect them from the birds?

i have a neighbor who is obsessed with feeding the birds, is there anything i can do to protect the larve .

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Do you use butterfly host plants in your garden?

You'll have holes in some of the leaves on your host plants but you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the life cycle of a butterfly and maintain a "green" lifestyle at the same time. If you do garden for butterflies, what are some of the species you attract?

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Butterfly Feeders

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Garden Bistro Sets

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What are the best flowers for a butterfly garden?

I know that certain flowers attract butterflies. Which work the best from your experience?

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i want a butterfly garden, but the plants are sooo expensive?

could i try to grow them from seeds or is it to late for this year? i live in zone 5. if it is to late and i want to do this for next year, when should i be starting the seeds indoors? i have never grown anything. here is a link to the garden that i am going to try to grow. it is the second one. i a

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I am planting a Butterfly Garden. Which plants are best?

I live on the tropical island of Jamaica. The garden will be in full sun.. just a teeny bit of shade.

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Can I plant a Butterfly Bush in a raised garden bed that sits along my house?

I bought a Butterfly/Hummingbird garden and want to plant it in one of the beds that sits alongside my house. It has 2 Butterfly Bushes--will they grow too large for this area?

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What Kind Of Flowers should I use to Build a Butterfly/Humming Bird Garden?

I want to build a butterfly/Hummingbird Garden. I would like to know what kind of flowers do butterflies and hummingbirds most attract to? I really want to do this, its a way to help keep different butterflies and Hummingbird speices serve. If anyone has any tips they will surely be taking into cons

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when should i start planting my butterfly garden!!?

I live in central louisiana and i want to plant a butterfly garden but i am not sure when i should start planting !!! please help

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Help with my butterfly garden?

Hi! Does anyone know what flowers and/or plants butterflies like? I am planning on making a butterfly garden, and all suggestions, (not just plants) are helpful to me. I have about a 3' by 4' area to work with. By the way, I'm located in lower Mchigan. Thanks to all! I Googled it already; I was just

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Anyone with a successful butterfly garden?

I would love to hear about a nice looking butterfly garden with host and nectar plants.Mine did attract butterflies,but it looks ugly.(catepilars probably...)

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What are some great ways I can transform my living room into a “butterfly garden” for my daughter’s birthday?

I'm going to make tissue paper ball decorations to hang from the ceiling, along with little white butterflies - but we live in a tiny apartment, so our living room is like our living/dining/office space, and I really want to make it magical. What do you think about setting up an area to take picture

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tips on creating a butterfly garden?

i want to create a butterfly garden,and i'm wondering what most people don't know will attract butterflies i live in zone 5

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What kinds of plants are REALLY good for a Butterfly Garden!!?

I want to make a butterfly garden in the front yard of my house. There is a pretty big tree so there is plenty of shade. I do know that the yard was previously landscaped but the previous tenent let it get out of hand so I just want to do something that will look good Thanks for the answers!!

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I want to plant a Butterfly Garden in Southern California. Seasonal suggestions please?

I understand there are several steps and seasonal plants necessary for a good Butterfly Garden? Looking for info about the plants and seasons?

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how do you make a “butterfly garden”?

i would like to plant a butterfly garden in my front or back yard. i love watching butterflies but currently know little about them. i know they are attracted to brightly colored and sweet blooms. i live in the los angeles area so it is warm and slightly humid most of the year. what plants would be

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how can i make a butterfly garden in my backyard?In Orlando?

I have had a fascination for a long time with butterflies.I have a small backyard so its probably only giong to be a few 6 or so flowers.I read in a website i need to know what butterflies live in my area.What butterflies live in Orlando Florida?What else do i need to know about making a butterfly g

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What is a good butterfly garden Idea?

Tell me everything you think makes a good butterfly garden!

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What flowers go in a bee/butterfly garden?

I live in Northwest Florida and I have been thinking about planting a bee/butterfly garden this spring. I'm not sure what flowers are especially alluring to bees or butterflies. I already have some Lantanas and Oxalis, but other than that I'm pretty much lost. What should I plant to help out my litt

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What sort of flowers should I plant for a butterfly garden?

I am wanting to turn a small area of my yard into a butterfly/hummingbird garden. What sort of plants would be best to plant there (prefer annual plants)? I live in IN if that helps and any websites you could direct me to would be great! Thanks!

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What flowers can I put in my Butterfly Garden?

My mom hired this guy to do our landscaping. Im on vacation and when I get home I'm helping make a butterfly garden. We live on the east coast and have great climate.I talked to the gut and he said I can pick any flowers or butterflies and we try to attract the butterflies or buy those flowers. Any

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What is the purpose of a Wildlife certified garden, or butterfly garden?

Can anyone tell me what is the purpose of having a butterfly garden, such as why it is important and how it helps the environment. Please explain thoroughly because I need to write about it in at least a paragraph. If you have any websites I can refer to I would really appreciate it. What about a ve

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What else should I have in my butterfly garden?

I'm going to start a butterfly garden, and I was wondering what else I should have in it. I've done the research and decided what flowers I will have, but what else? I read on one website that a bird bath would give them water. But that seems it would attract birds who would eat the butterflies.

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What are the best flowers to plant in a butterfly garden?

Our high school EAST class is planning to plant a butterfly garden. We need plants for the butterflies and caterpillars to eat and lay their eggs on. What plants attract them and which ones will suit the purposes stated in the previous sentence. (These are Arkansas-native butterflies, so please give

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Butterfly Garden?

I have an area in my backyard I want to turn into a butterfly garden. Any ideas that are cheap?

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