Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these DIY butterfly feeders that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Read to see them all? Let’s begin!
This DIY butterfly feeder is the perfect way to feed the butterflies that flock to your yard, or to attract butterflies in the first place if you don’t typically see them. Making one is so easy, and you can craft one using supplies you already have in your kitchen. This feeder will treat your butterflies like royalty around here, and they like to have a little snack on hand for them when they drop in. Your butterflies are sure to feel special…and maybe even tell their friends to come visit you too!
Butterfly feeders are easy to make, and kids will find it fun to help. Here are a few options for your homemade diner, and take note: you can shop for plates, saucers or other shallow containers from a thrift store or your own cabinet. But since the feeder will be outdoors, don’t use anything valuable. It may not seem like a feast to you, but a dish of decaying fruit is just the ticket to lure butterflies to your garden. Set out their favorite foods and a source of water and watch for them from spring into fall.
Fresh water is essential for butterflies. Make this grapevine wreath water feeder and attract beneficial pollinators to your garden. If you have room, hang it in a location away from feeders and other busy bird hangouts. This piece will become a favorite spot in the garden for plenty of birds, butterflies, and chipmunks.
Here’s a fun little project to realize for your kids – make butterfly feeders in front of kids’ bedrooms’ windows! Your children can peer out the window and occasionally catch a glimpse of a butterfly. This project will actually work and help attract butterflies to the yard but it was a simple craft and the kid’s had fun making it. Ideally you want to find a spot where you have herbs or flowers that butterflies might already be attracted too.
Butterflies are magical creatures that grace us with their beauty. Their bright colors are a welcome addition to any garden. As with bees, they are essential pollinators. How do you attract them your yard? There are many plants that they love, but an easy way to attract butterflies to your garden is to make a butterfly feeder. If you want to keep them really happy, you will need to have plants that serve the needs of all the life stages of the butterfly. An easy way to create a butterfly sanctuary is to plant bright flowers that love full sun, add a flat rock to the garden for the butterflies to bask and put a small shallow pan of water out for them to drink. Head over to the source to make your butterflies super happy!
When it comes to insects, you usually want to keep them as far away from the house as possible. Butterflies, however, are the exception to this rule. The varied patterns and vibrant colors splashed across their delicate wings are a treat for everyone in your household. And as an added bonus, they help pollinate your summer flower and vegetable gardens. So how do you attract butterflies to your yard? Try these butterfly feeders, which you can make yourself. Whether you’re looking for educational summer crafts for the kids or to add some lively color to your garden, building a butterfly feeder is the perfect project.
Here’s a duo for your butterflies in one – a waterer and a feeder! Read how to make them and then fill them with water and some butterfly food. Be careful not to add too much sugar to the butterfly food mixture. A higher concentration of sugar can dehydrate the butterflies. Get more useful tips in the source!
This is totally a non0typical butterfly feeder! It’s a quick, easy, budget-friendly bird feeder with some delicious fruit! Don’t forget that rotten fruit is preferable as butterflies usually eat it or nectar, and make a waterer, too! Read the instructions and attract beauty to the garden!
Butterflies are attracted to salt. For male butterflies especially, it is a vital nutrient. Help them out and make a butterfly salt lick for your garden. Read the instructions and make one fast and easily. A bit of water to activate the salts and minerals in the sand was the last step.
Butterfly feeders are easy to make, look wonderful in your garden and help wildlife! This is a decorative butterfly feeder that adds color and beauty to your garden, not only with its design but also with colorful butterfly wings, too. Enjoy!
Here’s how to make a DIY butterfly feeder that makes a wonderful addition to any garden or flower bed. Records show that the numbers of butterflies, bees, and other pollinators are declining, so they really need our help! This simple feeder, made from a mason jar, some twine, and a piece of sponge, will help attract these friendly insects to your garden and give them a place to refuel. It’s a win-win!
Who doesn’t want a garden full of humming bumblebees and beautiful butterflies? Like most insects, the butterfly is attracted to colors and diversity in flowers and plants. It also loves sweets and a jar of sugar water can invite these beautiful guests into your garden. Fill the jar with sugar water and hang the butterfly feeder in the garden!