This little guy I planted last year and it is another butterfly bush a different shade of purple. I did a lot of research on what plants to put in and found good information about the flowers here.
This year to get the soil even in better shape I planted some Daffodil bulbs they did really well.
Now in between them I have planted some tomato plants. I have tried to learn more about planting for season and light. This part of the hill has proven to be a great place to learn.
|These are trailing Lantana's|
|I am starting my Milkweed from seed|
My Puppy Casey is always keeping an eye on me. I took an old stump and dug it out to put a bird bath. The butterflies will need water and this seemed just perfect. I saved two buckets beautiful bark from the stump and was able to leave the frame of the old pine tree bark. It was an old pine tree that dies a few years back.
|This is a line of Yarrow|
Yarrow is another great butterfly attractor. I got 10 plants. I am going to scatter them on the hill not just the one spot. Once I got the birdbath in and put about 4 of the plants in I took a rest. I am weeding while I work so this is going to take a while. So far I am looking forward to the warmer weather and the butterflies. I can watch them from the new porch.
The picture here in this link is of the Butterfly Buffet