What can I make to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to my backyard

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  • Joyce Holden Joyce Holden on Apr 04, 2018
    There is a butterfly bush that will attract butterflies. Hummingbirds like the trumpet type flowering bushes, especially in red. I hang hummingbird feeders from a shepherds hook near my kitchen window so I can see them easily.
  • Dfm Dfm on Apr 04, 2018
    on the net better homes and gardens have plans for gardens...both butterfly and hummer gardens ...and a few more. You can get a humming bird feeder...and a nectuer mix and make it red...it’s a sweet mix and the ants love it as well. Have a plan for the ants at the bottom of the pole.
  • Ireland Dowling Ireland Dowling on Apr 04, 2018
    You can also plant Jasmine or honeysuckle. I have both. My outdoor area smells lovely, and tons of butterflies and hummingbirds.
  • Charlee Hunter Charlee Hunter on Apr 04, 2018
    The best thing to attract either one of them is "food". Hummingbirds are greedy , bold little buggers (and SO much fun to have around). If you put out feeders , they will come... then when the feeder is empty or dirty they will 'buzz' you or peek in your window to tell you all about it! LOL We love them. Plant butterfly trees or plants to attract the butterflies.
  • Kposies Kposies on Apr 05, 2018
    TRY PLANTING A SHRUB CALLED 'BUTTERLY BUSH'.
  • Ohhhdear Ohhhdear on Apr 05, 2018
    Also a shallow tray with a few small rocks just above the waterline, and keep filled with fresh water.

  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Apr 05, 2018
    Plants that bloom red, and yellow.