Master Gardener Kathleen Bander, shown in May 2014, led the effort to establish a butterfly garden at North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center in north Bellingham. Phlox, aster and coneflower are among butterfly- and bee-attracting plants.
Master Gardener Kathleen Bander, shown in May 2014, led the effort to establish a butterfly garden at North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center in north Bellingham. Phlox, aster and coneflower are among butterfly- and bee-attracting plants. Evan Abell Bellingham Herald file
Master Gardener Kathleen Bander, shown in May 2014, led the effort to establish a butterfly garden at North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center in north Bellingham. Phlox, aster and coneflower are among butterfly- and bee-attracting plants. Evan Abell Bellingham Herald file

Ask a Gardener: What to plant to attract butterflies and bees

July 02, 2016 12:38 PM