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Butterfly house placement

Where is the best place to position a butterfly house? We have a large yard, grassy patches, sun and shade, deciduous and evergreen, stream and woodland, so pretty much any condition can be met. We'd appreciate some guidance so we can position it appropriately. Thanks. Mrs. & Mrs. Wesley Lidie

Backyard Expert - Brian Cassie

Hi Mr. and Mrs. Lidie. I want to thank you for caring enough about butterflies to purchase a butterfly house for some of them to overwinter in. However, butterfly houses, in my experience, harbor spiders and other small creatures that will eat any butterflies that wander into them. For this reason, I would like to suggest that you reconsider putting up a butterfly house.

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