One time the relationship between man and the butterfly was harmonious and allowed this colorful insect to thrive and live peacefully on earth, but today, because of the pollution, deforestation and especially the continuing reckless overbuilding implemented by man, it has become more and more rare to see flying and resting on a butterfly flowers.
How to help them
There are many types of plants that are the delight of moths but more than anything else, we can create a mini natural habitat that will attract butterflies and entice back in our gardens and on our terraces.
To begin serving a beautiful sunny meadow and, if possible, an elevated point where butterflies can have a meeting place for courtship.
A tree, a wall, or, especially, a hedge to protect the garden from the wind and a small body of water from which the butterflies can take the minerals necessary for their nourishment.
If you do not have a garden, you can leverage your terrace inserting climbing plants such as ivy or honeysuckle (great nutrient for moths).
Other plants and flowers that you can take into consideration both the garden for the terrace are:
- wild primroses
- Japanese chrysanthemums
Or other plants like ornamental cabbage and nasturtium
Perchè è fondamentale la presenza delle farfalle
Not everyone knows that the speed of the butterflies pollination is superior to that of any other insect on this earth and, even more, the plants pollinated by butterflies, especially in the Amazon Rainforest, are still used in large scale by pharmaceutical companies to save and help people around the world.
The foxgloves leaves have saved and helped millions of heart patients around the world, the Indian Rauwolfia contain active ingredients that relieve hypertension, while more than 50% of the medicines prescribed by doctors today, contains plants.
If this is not enough to convince anyone that the protection of an insect by large colorful wings able to pollinate a rate of about 1500 Corollas time, we do not know how else to explain how important flowers, insects and all the elements of nature…