One of the miracles in the garden is the Monarch Butterfly! Magnificent creature… In your garden grow luscious flowers, beautiful containers…and a collection of precious “butterflies”— This will help show off your container plants.
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#1. Basic Steps For Raising Monarch Butterflies in the Garden
This exciting title is for butterfly lovers and gardeners who not only want to create a butterfly-friendly garden, but also want to support butterflies and moths in order to maintain healthy populations.
Step 1: Plant milkweed in your yard or garden.
Step 2: Wait for the eggs.
Step 3: Collect the eggs.
Step 4: Wait for the eggs to hatch!
Step 5: Set them up in a safe enclosure.
Step 6: Watch them grow!
Step 7: Separate into different enclosures, if needed.
#2. Bring Home the Butterflies
How to Attract More Monarchs to your Butterfly Garden…and Keep Them
It’s time to put on your boots and grab your gloves, we are going on a journey! We are going to build a basic butterfly garden. We want to attract the monarch butterfly as well as other butterfly species.
The common element to a good habitats usually is the availability of plants that provide a nectar source for adult butterflies and a food source for caterpillars.
PLANT MILKWEED TO PRESERVE THE MAGNIFICENT MONARCH
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