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Habitat Creation

Perfect butterfly habitat!

Nature and biodiversity are meant to be varied – not just a monoculture (of one species of plant or animal). All creatures depend on others (plant and animal) for their survival. In terms of Nature, nothing is considered a ‘good’ (or a bad) one. Everything is part of the food chain.

Biodiversity is short for ‘biological diversity’ and simply means the variety of life on earth. This variety includes all plants, animals and micro-organisms, the genes they contain and the ecosystems they form. An ecosystem is the natural unit in which a species lives. The term biodiversity is often used to measure the richness of life based on its variety and inter-connectedness.

A central principle of ecology is that each living organism has an ongoing and continual relationship with every other element that makes up its environment.

However, if you want a garden full of butterflies, you must start with a space that is butterfly-friendly. There are ideas for reducing the major negative impacts that affect your butterflies and host plants in our  Online Course.

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