24 of the Best Perennials That Will Thrive in Clay Soil
Clay soil can make gardening tough. It doesn't let water drain easily, and it bakes solid when dry. It doesn't, however, mean you can't grow gorgeous plants anyway. These tough perennials all will grow well in heavy clay.
Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds.... - Cottage in the Oaks
A garden is just not complete without birds, butterflies, and ladybugs…right? I’m sure you already know the wonderful flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. But, there are several other things you can do that will bring ’em in fast! Here are a few things in our garden that work like a dream. We enjoy sitting …
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden > Life Your Way
A few weeks ago, we talked about natural pesticides and methods for keeping pests away from your garden, but if you want to attract butterflies, planting certain flowers is an an easy way to create a beautiful space for both you and them to enjoy. My husband recently planted butterfly bushes along the sides of …
Flowers to Plant for Butterflies
If you want to have more butterflies to watch, give them want they want. When you attract butterflies into your garden you have a win win situation. For your own pleasure, butterflies or as I heard a man from South Africa say, flutterbies, are beautiful little creatures to observe. They are graceful, colorful and fanciful as they meander throughout your garden. Butterflies also have a very practical use, they are great pollinators, second only to our beloved bees.