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As the days stretch longer and the air gets hotter, summer beckons children outdoors to explore the wonders of nature. A Kids Summer Nature Scavenger Hunt is the perfect way to turn a simple stroll into an exciting adventure of discovery. This Kids Summer Nature Scavenger Hunt Printable can transform an ordinary day into a …

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Growing milkweed is the holy grail of butterfly and pollinator gardening, and this guide will answer the most asked questions about our favorite plant! What is milkweed and why is it important? Milkweed is a perennial plant native to North America. There are over 100 types of milkweed. It’s an important plant because it’s the …

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Learning to raise butterflies is such a fun process, but there can be a learning curve with all the butterfly terminology. I’ve compiled a comprehensive glossary for butterfly enthusiasts to help you decipher what commonly used phrases mean! Think of something that would be useful for new pollinator gardeners or butterfly enthusiasts to know? Let …

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Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and fascinating animals that exist. Since we started raising them inside, our entire family has become obsessed with butterflies and all the fun facts about them. Here are 10 interesting facts about butterflies you probably haven’t heard about! Join our newsletter! Stay up to date with all things …

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Container gardens are a great alternative to planted gardens for a variety of reasons. Whether you don’t have the yard space or just want the easier maintenance, you can easily create a container butterfly garden in planters. While it may not seem like it initially, plants that make up the best butterfly gardens can also …

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As winter bows out and spring steps onto the stage, the world reemerges with signs of new life. Capturing the essence of this new season, a Kids Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt is a delightful way to engage children with the wonders of nature. This Kids Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt Printable can turn a simple outdoor …

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Once you start raising caterpillars and butterflies, you’ll want to start collecting them all. In this post I share about raising spicebush swallowtail caterpillars from egg to butterfly. This unique-looking caterpillar turns into a really beautiful spicebush swallowtail butterfly! Raising caterpillars is actually quite easy – your job is to provide a clean living environment …

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