Attracting Monarchs to Your Backyard

Having a beautiful monarch butterfly visit your backyard is truly a treat. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can attract monarchs and other butterflies throughout the spring, summer and fall. If you’re limited on space, need a kid-friendly activity or want your garden to be engulfed by butterflies — we’re happy to share the tips and tricks we’ve learned for attracting monarchs and other pollinators.

Select a Garden Below to Get Started:

  • A Kid-Friendly Garden
  • Metropolitan Monarchs
  • Build a Butterfly Oasis

A Kid-Friendly Garden

Witnessing a caterpillar turn into a monarch butterfly is truly remarkable. If you’re lucky, the whole family will watch this miraculous transformation unfold in your garden. You’re never too old or young to learn something new about the fascinating life of the monarch butterfly.

Click each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Tap each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Potting Soil
Rocks
Sunshine
Milkweed
Decorate

Metropolitan Monarchs

No backyard? No problem. Urbanites like you can attract monarch butterflies with a large pot, window box or container on a patio or rooftop. City living won’t keep you from enjoying the beauty of the monarch.

Click each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Tap each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Potting Soil
Rocks
Sunshine
Milkweed
Water
Nectar

Build a Butterfly Oasis

For the true butterfly enthusiast, we’ve found the ultimate guide for creating the ideal destination for monarchs. If you own a plot of land or have access to a community garden, these tips and strategies will help you attract pollinators like monarch butterflies, honey bees and hummingbirds.

Click each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Tap each item below to build your garden and use the icon to explore tips on attracting monarchs!

Compost
Flowers
Sunshine
Milkweed
Water
Nectar

Nourishing Monarchs Together

As an agriculture company, we understand the importance of protecting habitats for monarch butterflies, birds, bees and other pollinators. We hope to continue to partner with fellow nature-lovers, conservationists, universities and farmers to create a more beautiful planet for all life to share. If we work together, share ideas and challenge ourselves, a bright future is ahead for both monarchs and people.

Learn more about our passion for protecting the monarch butterfly and other important pollinators.

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