New Butterfly Garden (pics)

sunshinenc(z7 NC)May 27, 2011

I just built and started this new bed this spring in hopes of attracting tons of butterflies, birds, hummingbirds and bees.. Thought I'd share a few pics starting 4/16 when I began, up through today.. Much thanks to Cathy Brouse aka caterwallin for the seeds she generously gave to me. Also planted natives purchased at the greenhouse.. So excited everyday to go out and see how it is growing!

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imabirdnut

Great pictures & BF garden!!!
What is the plant that has an American Beauties tag?
What seeds did you get from Cathy? She is such a sweetheart & a great mentor when it comes to BF gardening!

    Bookmark   May 27, 2011 at 11:14PM
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kr222(6b)

Your garden is coming along nicely. The BFs are going to be very happy there!
Kim

Here is a link that might be useful: My garden

    Bookmark   May 28, 2011 at 7:29AM
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sunshinenc(z7 NC)

This is a list of the seeds I got from Cathy:
Tropical Milkweed
Salvia-Lady in Red
Tithonia
Verbena Bonariensis
Liatris
Ironweed
Anise Hyssop
Rue
Pearly Everlasting

and Kim, your garden looks beautiful! Always love looking at garden pics :)

    Bookmark   May 31, 2011 at 10:58AM
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sunshinenc(z7 NC)

Thought I'd post a few pics after the garden has finally grown and flowered. Have seen a few butterflies, hummingbirds and lots of birds.. As of yet, the only butterfly pics I have captured are of this Diana Fritillary.














    Bookmark   July 13, 2011 at 10:56AM
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pvel

I feel strangely attracted to your beautiful garden. I may be part butterfly.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2011 at 9:16AM
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