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Out in the Garden: Prepping your butterfly garden with host plants
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If you want to have a successful butterfly garden as part of your gardening portfolio, you’ll need to learn about two different types of plants: host and nectar plants.
Passion vine is a great host plant to grow at home, according to Liz McVeety with the Zilker Botanical Garden. Caterpillars really take to it and it does a great job at helping the caterpillars grow into butterflies.
There are many other choices for the Central Texas gardener. Click the video above to learn more.