Have a garden full of colour with your own butterfly jungle
With awareness of our declining Fauna and Flora ever increasing, interest in conservation and attracting as much wildlife into our gardens is also on the rise. Many of our native species of butterfly are on the decline due to loss of their natural habitats [...]
To draw beautiful development and colour to your landscaping make a butterfly friendly garden, while helping in the pollination of fruit, flowers and vegetables. Sadly the expanding urbanisation and other development is making the natural habitats for butterflies smaller and smaller, leaving them fewer places to mate, lay eggs and feed.
There are a myriad of [...]
Butterflies may come to your garden if they detect the right kinds of flowers. They can do this from more than 5 miles away by smelling the air. The best candidate to plant for attracting butterflies is the butterfly bush, or Buddleja. However, it outgrows all other plants in your garden.
Dwarf hybrids can be found, [...]
If you are lucky and if you have the right type of garden, you can attract butterflies. Butterflies are attracted by colour and smell, amongst other things, therefore a splash of several brightly-coloured highly-fragrant flowers should do the trick. Shrubs and bushes such as Honeysuckle, Lavender and Rhododendron are great, as are brightly-coloured flowers such [...]