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Butterfly gardening tips

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Butterfly gardening tips  The monarch population has declined by 90% in the last few decades. Due to this decline in their numbers, they are now almost considered an endangered species. To help combat this issue, you can follow these tips.  1.       Plant host plants- host plants are where butterflies lay their eggs. After the eggs, hatch and the caterpillars emerge these host plants are their first and only food source until they complete the metamorphosis process and become butterflies. 2.       Plant continuously flowering native plants- Once the metamorphosis process is complete and the adult butterflies emerge, they are going to...

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Houston Native plants

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Native plants are amazing. They are built to withstand the local conditions and made to succeed. They are region specific and have developed and naturalized over time. Here in Texas, that means they can withstand the extreme heat conditions and have evolved to flourish with minimal watering. They are low maintenance because they are built to succeed in our environment.  Life depends on these native plants. They bring the pollinators, other beneficial insects, birds, and wildlife to the area. They are the backbone of a successful and productive ecosystem. Another perk of native plants; these plants are the preferred nectar...

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