Gardens, Butterflies and Books
As you know, An Amish Garden released earlier this week. It was so much fun to write this book with Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Tricia Goyer! I do love gardening, although I’ll admit I’m not a pro. Most of the things I plant around my house, the deer eat. We’re learning though. Every year we come up with new ways to enjoy the deer and still have a garden.
I recently saw an article in Texas Parks & Wildlife about butterflies. Doesn’t every garden have butterflies? I like to cultivate plants that attract them, like Carolina Jasmine and daisy plants. I thought for our mid-week inspiration that I would share a few butterfly facts.
They weigh 0.5 grams (same as a paper clip)
An adult butterfly’s lifespan is 1-9 months.
Migrating monarchs can cover 25-30 miles a day.
Butterflies need milkweed in order to grow and develop