If you have a yard, then this tip is perfect for you. Along with other plants, you can grow species that attract butterflies! Plants such as Black Eyed Susans, Lavender, and different variants of Milkweed are some examples. These provide habitat and food for the butterflies. Butterflies are an important pollinator, so increasing their habitat will allow them to flourish and breed. Growing these types of plants in your yard will help to strengthen the ecosystem and support biological diversity. So next time you are buying new plants for your yard, consider buying butterfly friendly plants!
Butterﬂies and other pollinators including bees, moths, birds, and bats pollinate over 75% of the world’s ﬂowering plants.
It’s the next generation that will deal with the effects of Climate Change on the Earth so we are thrilled to introduce Maddy Brianas and her Tips! Maddy is an Annapolis teen who is passionate about protecting the environment. Last year she and her sister, Bella (and their parents), participated in our Have a Heart Do Your Part cleanup and then turned around and did a birthday fundraiser to benefit Annapolis Green!