Butterfly Field Of Dreams

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    Great! Very nice and organized!

    I use seed mixes that are for birds, bees, pollinators, butterflies, etc. oh and beneficial bugs. No where as organized as yours. The deer and ground hogs get to munch, but there are so many plants I don't even notice.
     
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    My back is sore from looking at the pictures - LOL ! What a neat idea and I never knew about that forum :)
     
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    Thanks everyone! Hubbys not happy about how many plants I have purchased but I did get a lot at a discount. I also have several trays of milkweed and other seedlings to fill in. Don't want to have to weed 14 flowerbeds!
     
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    Well done (y)
     
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    Great job!
    I hope you'll post pics when the butterflies arrive smbutterfly.gif
     
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    Great job! Me too vote for photo's when they come to visit your garden.
     
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    Updated on Gardening forum so thought I would post latest pics. Starting to get a few blooms but no butterflies yet! 026.JPG 027.JPG 030.JPG 032.JPG 033.JPG 034.JPG
     
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    If you build it , they will come! I'm starting to wonder about that. Lots of blooms but no butterflies! Is anyone else seeing a lack of our winged friends? When we had our hot spell this spring, there were lots of butterflies. Then it got cold and wet, now nothing.
     
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    Very strange, you have all those blooms and no butterflies. I have never seen so many of them here as this year and I don't have a ton of blooms. I see them all over the neighborhoods here while riding my bike. Have had to swerve so many times to avoid running into them. Mostly the yellow/black swallow tails but have seen a few other colors too. We have not had our regular rainy days here tho and maybe that's why. Have had lots of nice warm sunny days and more to come so this year I really enjoy seeing them all.
     
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    002.JPG 003.JPG 004.JPG 006.JPG 007.JPG 008.JPG 009.JPG Still no butterflies anywhere! At least we have a few bumble bees enjoying the flowers and of course the dreaded japanese beetles. 010.JPG
     
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