Butterfly In Westford Ma Butterflies have fascinated us for their beauty, frailty and the mystery surrounding its life. For time immortal, the fantastic thing about butterflies had not solely impressed poetic and creative creativeness, but in addition has captured the curiosity of even of the small children.
It's clear that even our ancestors were moved by their behavior. After they observed 1000's of butterflies migrating in the direction of "Sripada" (the sacred mountain which the Buddhists consider the Buddha's foot print was stamped) during the pilgrim season, they believed that the butterflies were migrating to pay homage to the Buddha. Thus they went to the extent of naming the most sacred mountain of Sri Lanka, the Sripada, as "Samanala kanda".
At current, though this migration still takes place in some areas of Sri Lanka, it couldn't been seen in a lot of the areas, because of human intervention on the environment. Thus it is sad to notice that a lot of the current youthful technology, has not seen this nature's fascinating spectacle. Still there's hope, as environmentalist and others who've taken interest on this topic, has realized that by offering the necessary environment, we might still recreate this vanishing butterfly migration.
Researchers have found by way of fossil evidence, the butterflies have been on this earth for over 30million years. When classifying butterflies, some scientists have earlier described the butterflies being belonging solely, to eleven (eleven) households, then subsequently it become (2) super households and five (5) families. At current most scientists have categorized butterflies belonging to 3 (3) super households and five (5) families.
To establish butterfly gardens you must have few Host plants, Nectar plants and land space. On the inception, it is strongly recommended to plant 'Adana Hiriya' 'Wara' 'Aththora' 'Akkapana'',Kiri Aguna wel', as Host plants and 'Balunakuta', Shoe flower, Trdex, Zeeniyas, Ixora as Nectar Plants. A used earthen curd milk pot with mud, sunk to ground level and a container to carry some ripe fruits can be enough for a small garden. To establish a large garden expert advice is needed. Butterfly In Westford Ma