Building A Butterfly Garden – Planting the Native Butterfly Plants – Part 2

It was really fun in the “part 1” video seeing how the garden was formed and how the soil was layered for building a butterfly garden. Now in Part 2 we get to see how to install the Ollas. These water saving devices are a super cool addition to the garden. Drake White, The Butterfly Lady, also teaches us about the native butterfly plants for this climate in Texas. She describes the purpose for each butterfly plant and about which butterflies love them!

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20 comments

  • The Sustainable Texan 5 months ago

    Ladybug soil is ok. We use Fox Farm exclusively.

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  • Jimmy Mehaffey 5 months ago

    Drake did a great job. Very knowledgeable about the plants and butterflies. Looking forward to seeing the garden after it gets going.

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  • Paul Otis 5 months ago

    I found Oystein!

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  • Barbara Carbone 5 months ago

    Looks beautiful. Gonna be groovy having all those butterflies! Excellent work Drake!

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  • Mary Wiseman 5 months ago

    Good job on the border logs Blake! Had to laugh at Maggie trying to get a treat…lol

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  • Eve Phillips 5 months ago

    The garden is really taking shape now with the logs around it……And the great plants being added!

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  • Skibrzy 5 months ago

    great vid I live in florida 9b will those plants do well here my beds are built up foot high with organic compost

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  • Denise Dd 5 months ago

    A lot of great info

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  • Original Artworkks 5 months ago

    Honeybees and hummingbirds also utilize these plants.

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  • Denise Mosley 5 months ago

    Hi, Thanks for the video, I am really excited to see the next video.. She is very informative about the butterfly garden. ☺☺

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  • Cristian Gabriel Groman 5 months ago

    Wonderful! 🎄🎄🎄😊😉💗🎄🎄🎄 Best regards from London!

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  • Dennis Carter 5 months ago

    Great video. Lots of good information.

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  • Lamprine Datsika 5 months ago

    I'm trying to figure out what the beautiful girl will do to us! I'm in trouble but the end will show. ..

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  • carina muir 5 months ago

    bee farm????

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  • miz sterious 5 months ago

    Loving this adventure from start to finish, it's going to be BEAUTEOUS, can't wait till spring to see it all HAPPEN!! Thanks ao much for the share. Huh thinking . . . your Beezzzzzzzzzzzzzz gunna love it too! Be Kind, Be Light, Be Love to one another, Help, Hear, Listen and Enjoy each other! . . . .Just Be! Love you guys!

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  • My_Vizsla 5 months ago

    Love it

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  • Doug Boude 5 months ago

    She REALLY knows her stuff! Very impressive

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  • Plant-Based Experiment 5 months ago

    Also a pond would be better?

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  • Plant-Based Experiment 5 months ago

    You know when you take that fence down all of your chickens will be eating the bugs you're trying to help grow

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  • Patrick Meehan 5 months ago

    Great idea for a raised bed.

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