How to Create Your Own Butterfly Garden
Through the late summer and into autumn, #monarch #butterflies begin a monumental journey across the United States. 🦋 With the help of the Garden Thoughtfully and Heather Andrews, we're sharing some information about their migration and how you can help, including by growing a fall fueling station in your own garden.
Growing Different Types of Milkweed
Milkweed plants are the monarch butterfly’s only host plant. With over 100 native species of milkweed plants in the United States, almost anyone can grow varieties of milkweed in their area. Learn more about this beneficial plant here.
Using The Milkweed In The Garden: How to Grow Milkweed
The milkweed plant may be considered a weed and banished from the garden by those unaware of its special traits. However, planting milkweed in the garden is a good thing. Get the KNOW HOW here.
Tips For Growing Swamp Milkweed Plants (Asclepias incarnata)
Get the KNOW HOW on swamp milkweed, including tips for growing this beneficial plant plus all of the advantages of having this plant in the landscape.
Complete Guide to Butterflies & Other Pollinators
More bees and butterflies please! If this is your motto then our complete guide to pollinators is for you. Just click or tap the link to get started.
Learn How to Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden
Do you love butterflies and other pollinators in your garden, but are not quite sure how to design a garden that helps them flourish? Well, this is your chance to learn! Join our new online course and our expert instructor will provide you with all the information and inspiration you need to create a beautiful and productive butterfly garden of your own. Register now with the link!
Learn How to Create Your Own Butterfly Garden
Do you love butterflies and other pollinators in your garden, but are not quite sure how to design a garden that helps them flourish? If you're ever wished you could have an expert walk you through the process of creating a butterfly oasis for your own garden, step-by-step, this is your chance! In this 5-part course, Master Gardener, Heather Andrews will provide you with all the information and inspiration you need to create a beautiful and productive butterfly garden of your own.
7 Things You Can Do to Help Monarch Butterfly Migration / Just Remember M-O-N-A-R-C-H
There are 7 things you can do to help monarchs on their migration journey. It’s fun and easy, all you have to do is remember M-O-N-A-R-C-H! Click or tap to learn more.
Grow Healthy Plants for Butterflies with Nutrient-Rich Mulch & Compost
Planting fueling stations to support the monarchs on their incredible journey begins with plants and plants thrive with the addition of nutrient-rich mulch or compost. In this video, Heather explains how you can reuse your fall leaves and other garden debris to create “black gold” perfect for use in your flower beds.
How To Prune A Butterfly Bush
We all know the importance of pruning shrubs and trees. While it has been said that improper pruning practices result in weakened or damaged plants, this is NOT the case with the butterfly bush. Click or tap to learn more.