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Create A Butterfly Puddle

Make a lovely Butterfly Puddle on your Patch with our Create A Butterfly Puddle guide!

Stuff you'll need:

  • A shallow dish or saucer.
  • Gravel and small stones, sand and/or soil.


Step-by-step guide

  1. Fill the dish with a mixture of gravel and small stones, sand and/or soil.
  2. Add enough water to saturate the soil/sand but ensure that not all of the gravel and stones are underwater.
  3. Leave near plants that butterflies like, such as English lavender or common honeysuckle.