Butterflies not only add to the beauty of our garden but they also help with pollinating flowers. There are over 500 known species of butterflies in Canada and United States, that help the flowers grow. I have gathered these easy handmade ways to make butterfly feeder. These are great for attracting bugs and birds along with butterflies in your garden/ backyard. And lots of fun to make with kids.
Make butterfly feeder
Multi purpose DIY butterfly feeder that serves as a bird water/ bird bath too.
Instant feeder for your garden made from sponges and plastic plate. Butterflies love red, orange, purple and yellow, they have good color vision.
Add a decorative accent to your garden with this pretty plate feeder for the lovely garden friends.
Easy homemade butterfly feeder from mason jar. I love how it is decorated with washi tape and flower on top.
An upcycled humming bird feeder made from plastic bottle and spoons.
This one is my favorite. An innovative planter/ bird bath/ DIY feeder for your garden. I also love it’s bright orange color.
Here’s a tutorial to make a DIY urn for less, if you like.
Make a natural looking homemade feeder and bird water for your backyard with stones and metal trays.
Terra cotta bird bath and butterfly feeder, super easy and stunning project for your backyard.
A butterfly paradise made with fruit nectar and fruit pieces in a tray.
Kid made easy butterfly feeder with beads and plastic plate.
Super simple butterfly nectar made with sugar water and sponge hung in the backyard with twine.
Make butterfly nectar:
Mix 4 parts water with 1 part sugar and boil for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves. Cool the nectar thoroughly before adding it to the feeder. Large batches can be made and stored in the fridge for 3-4 weeks.
Make fruit feeder:
Put slices of fruits into sugar water for the butterflies. Or make fruit feeder with water and fruits. Butterflies love oranges, watermelons, mangoes, kiwis and apples.
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