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Create a Monarch Butterfly Garden

Updated: Oct 3, 2021

​Have you considered attracting monarch butterflies to your garden?

It's always a thrill to see these orange-and-black beauties flitting around your flowers to fuel up on nectar during the summer.

You can make your garden into a more welcoming haven for these beautiful insects with these seven tips.

  1. Milkweed, milkweed, milkweed

  2. Keep it chemical-free

  3. Plant nectar-rich food sources

  4. Grow colorful native plants

  5. Provide water and mineral sources

  6. Provide rocks and heat retentive materials

  7. Give monarch shelter and protection

Source: Better Homes & Gardens

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