Why you need a butterfly garden – and how to plant it – The Middle-Sized Garden

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June 28th, 2020 Posted In: Garden style & living, Wildlife & eco

Have you considered planting your borders as a ‘butterfly garden?’

We all know it’s important to support bees, because the decline in pollinating insects is potentially such a threat to our food supply.

But butterflies are an important sign of a healthy eco-system. And they, too, are pollinators.

According to Jane Moore, author of Planting For Butterflies, The Grower’s Guide to Creating a Flutter, ‘butterflies are a good barometer of the environment generally, because they’re sensitive to environmental changes. There’s a lot that

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