Category Archives: Attract Butterflies

Free Guides to Attracting Garden Pollinators

Something for nothing. A no-cost guidebook to planting for pollinators.

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Of Milkweed and Monarchs | Saving the Beneficial Butterfly

Large-scale farming has wiped out millions of acres of native plants, including milkweed, a vital resource for monarch butterflies—contributing to their dwindling numbers. Here’s the scoop and how you can help.

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Full Bloom | Little Bluestem and Purple Love Grass

Full Bloom delves into the history, characteristics, uses and potential of a single type of plant. Here, GV contributing writer Joyce Newman introduces two low-maintenance ornamental native perennial grasses that bring a punch of color (and more) to fall landscapes.

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