It turns out that weeds may not be the only thing Roundup is killing. The herbicide could also be a contributing factor to the disappearance of worker bees and the devastating collapse of honey bee colonies.
Native plants have a reputation for being the plain Janes of the plant world. That is simply not true. You can enjoy a beautiful garden while protecting the health of local ecosystems when you plant natives. Find out more about native plants in this article.
Place some orange slices in a shallow bowl with some water to attract all types of Butterflies to your garden, Monarchs in particular love them. if you are concerned about ants,,, place the oranges and a few rocks in a shallow bird bath and place mint oil all along the base... Ants do not like mint. I do this to my hummingbird feeder that is on a shepherd's hook. The ants stay away from the feeder. - A Not So Secret Garden