Plants-bait for bees, butterflies, birds and beneficial insects.
The garden is not only filled with the aromas and bright colors of the place for a good rest and improve their horticultural talents, but also a delightful oasis for unity with nature. And in moments of rest from garden chores particularly felt that he is full of energy and movement: fun butterflies, hear the ringing chorus of birds and the buzzing of the diligent bees. Without animals to imagine a beautiful garden! But the most popular and attractive species of insects in the garden to attract and lure, they will delight you with its society only where you will find your favorite plants.
In order to fill the garden beautiful butterflies and buzzing bees tirelessly, not necessarily to break it in whole meadows honey plants. Just in the preparation of decorative compositions should take into account the need to plant one or two plants, which especially will appeal to pet. So, for example, just replacing a background Bush of blossoming of culture in the flower garden for adorable lamonica lavender, adding to the slim number of landscape hedges preferred by the butterfly bushes, putting their favorite herbs in a pot on the terrace, you will attract desirable animals to your garden is not less effectively, than if you planted a lawn instead of a meadow of fragrant wild herbs. Without affecting the overall decorative appearance of the garden, these mini changes and plants bait will not only attract decoratingdepot, but those insects and birds that will help you to deal with pests. Yes, and songbirds such as the blue tit-blue tit dwell in the garden only when it will be attractive for many insects.
Plants or fish can be divided into those that provide for beneficial insects and animals a refuge and those that help them eat.
Wild bees, butterflies, hoverflies flying in to the garden only in search of their favorite colors and if found in sufficient quantity, will certainly be on your site regular visitors. The range of plants-baits for them to be diverse and to be present throughout a long outdoor season. About “spaced” around the garden, attractive plants to lure insects to take care from early spring to autumn, although a particularly active time for insects continues until mid-summer.
In the spring all the early flying insects will not be able to resist the gorgeous obriety and flowering ornamental and fruit shrubs and trees. for example the magnificent branches of broom. will attract to the garden the Bumble bees and bees. To spring garden was particularly attractive to all insects, which can be considered as welcome guests, try choosing ornamental shrubs, to dwell on the varieties with double and simple flowers: the smaller varieties of Terry will be in the garden, the more insects and. Exactly in the same way, the more the design of the garden you will use different species and varieties of lilacs. the more likely to see the mass flight of one of the most beautiful butterflies – Admiral, who in the fall will return to the garden to eat over-ripe fruit.
All summer and up until the Golden autumn decisive in attracting butterflies and Medobory insects in the garden will be the quality of the selection of melliferous crops and planting those plants that attract certain species of butterflies. The best plants is the Echinops lures, evening primrose, Echinacea, willow weed, volcanic, Phlox and buddleia. Honey bees will not remain indifferent to the magnificence of the Regal delphinium, plus they will take part in its effective reproduction. Charming butterflies and bees and attract a mass planting of lavender, not particularly varietal, and basic types. For example, this is one of the most favorite plants for limonite, which we also call brimstones. In the beds of carrots and fennel and dill do not rush to cut off all inflorescences umbrellas these cultures and all of their vegetable relatives are extraordinary attractive to the caterpillars of one of the most fearful and beautiful of European butterflies – swallowtail, who will gladly leave in your garden their offspring, and he will wander from the classical flowering perennials. But the peacock in the choice of plants is not too picky, but frequently flies to where the grasses grow freely and loosestrife loosestrife.
Finally the magnificent sight of fluttering butterflies in the autumn, probably, it will be possible to admire the clumps of flowering sedums. especially sorrel and stonecrop prominent, and the three most attractive from their point of view, kinds of autumn asters – Heather, new England and cushion. Particularly fond of autumn asters charming urticaria, which is circling above them, entire flocks.
Attracting to the garden charming colorful fluttering beauties, do not forget about the need to plant certain plants, which are happy to settle and be able to eat butterfly caterpillars. After all, they need support, and may they cause much less sympathy. Leave in a secluded corner of the garden at least a little piece uncut nettles, on which its larvae can leave the hives, Pokryshkina, painted lady, peacock and many moths. The perfect shelter for caterpillars and will be introduced in the hedge of elderberries, hawthorn odnopestichnyj and Teren. In this case the invasion of the caterpillars can not be afraid, because these plants will attract beneficial birds that help control their population.
Plants don’t forget to add practical facilities – place nest boxes, boxes for starlings, folded into a loose pile of twigs, built of flat logs a kind hotels-the tower for wild bees, etc.