What's your question? Ask

Beneficial Garden Friends

Q.Your article about leaving weeds in lawn for butterflies?

Zone 3-4, Vermont | CyndyC added on July 25, 2015 | Answered

I was perusing this site for tips on getting rid of lawn weeds. I am happy to leave them be, except if they are to attract beneficial insects to lay their eggs, can I still mow every week?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on July 27, 2015

How about growing some flowers that would be beneficial and attract butterflies?
I would not avoid lawn care in order to avoid beneficial insects. It would likely attract more bad bugs than good ones.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Beneficial Garden Friends
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert