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Creating a Butterfly Oasis

15 Aug

How do  you  make butterflies fall in love your with garden?  Quickly simply,  the way to a butterfly’s heart is through its stomach!  Watch the video to learn about my favourite late summer perennials that serve up a sweet nectar buffet for those gorgeous fluttering garden visitors!


Here are some butterfly-attracting plants available at your local nursery.

– New York Ironweed (Veronia noveboracensis)

– Asters

– Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii)

– Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

– Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

– Purple coneflower (Echinacea)