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Five plants that bring butterflies to your garden.

Five plants that bring butterflies to your garden.

A garden is a beautiful addition to any home. 
It brings out a lot of color and vibrancy to the exterior of the house, creating an inviting feeling to any guest who visits. But what can someone add to their garden to make it even better? Butterflies! Though it's not as simple as grabbing a net to catch and bring them to the garden, there are simple ways to bring all the butterflies to the yard. Planting flowers that the butterflies love! Here you will find some of the top 5 flowers for attracting those beautiful bugs to enjoy the garden with the guests.

1. Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) – This flower is so perfect for butterflies that it's in the name! This is the top flower found in any butterfly garden. Butterflies love bright colors, and there's no shortage of that here. The flowers are also strong enough to hold hundreds of the little guys while they enjoy the nectar.

2. Butterfly Flower / Butterfly Weed (Asclepias) – Another butterfly related plant, it should already be evident that this type of flower is going to attract many butterflies to it. The flowers themselves are vibrant colors, and the stem and leaves protect caterpillars thanks to its bitter taste. This keeps any predators away, and cocoons and caterpillars alike can stay safe.

3. Aster – Looks almost like a more colorful daisy flower; the aster plant attracts the butterflies with the colors of the flowers and has dual purpose providing nectar to the butterflies and acts as a host plant for the caterpillars.

4. Coneflower (Echinacea) – Another attractive flower that is reminiscent of a colorful daisy. This type of flower relies on hot, summer-like daytime temperatures to thrive. This is perfect for outdoor garden settings and will keep the butterflies around even on the hottest of days.

5. And last but not least is one often forgotten about, Salvia- These flowers have bright, brilliant blooms that last forever and are tough as nails. The nectar in the flowers attracts many butterflies, but could also bring in some lovely hummingbirds as well!

Planting any of these flowers will ensure that many beautiful butterflies will frequent the garden they're in. Many other types of flowers that will attract them so don't stop at just these five! The more, the merrier, turn the regular garden into a butterfly garden!

Contact Mansfield Landscaping today to upgrade your landscaping! 

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I was looking to replace the whole house landscaping and hiring Mansfield Landscaping was the best decision I could ever make!!! From the beginning he was very professional. He provided a prompt in-house estimate and delivered right on schedule. The quality of his trees and plants is very high and I was able to obtain decent size trees to fulfill what I had in mind. I've had so many compliments about how beautiful the landscape looks!!! Extremely happy with the outcome!

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We were looking to add shade trees on the south side of our yard. Steve Mansfield made specification recommendations for our property based on his extensive knowledge and experience. We were delighted to be able to visit his nursery and choose the exact trees to be installed. His staff were able to complete the installation in one day and the trees look fantastic. We've received many compliments on the new landscaping from our neighbors.

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I highly recommend Mansfield Landscaping to anyone looking for a reliable landscape company that provides high quality work. From the moment my husband and I met with Steve it was evident that he’s an expert when it comes to landscaping. He provided a beautiful design for the front yard and backyard of the house that compliments our pool area and softens our fence line. Steve’s crew knows exactly what they are doing and they asked for feedback as they were working to make sure the result is exactly what we wanted. I loved the fact that they brought a surplus of plants and I was able to pick which ones I wanted and where. They team aims to please and truly wants the customer to be happy with their work. Look no further and call Steve to get awesome landscaping!

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Steve Mansfield and his crew are the best landscape contractors we have ever worked with. They were prompt, friendly, and cleaned up everyday before they left. They accommodated all of our requests and were happy to do so, they always said “we want you to be happy.” They don’t ask for any money until the job is done and you are satisfied. We highly recommend them.

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This company was fabulous to work with as Steve came to our home gave us a quote and within one week our work was complete. The overhaul was massive and our house looks completely different!! My house now has curb appeal which it lacked greatly . Thank you Steve and your crew for all your hard work!

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We liked everything about Mansfield Landscaping. They were able to meet with us on a very tight timeline while we were in Florida visiting. Steve created a beautiful plan for us, and worked with us to meet our budget. The work started within hours of us signing! He was always available for any questions we had and made sure that everything was how we wanted it. It is beautiful!

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March 21, 2020

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COVID-19 Operational Update from Mansfield Landscaping

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