April 2011: "Backyard Butterflies" & "Backyard Bugs"

Each month, KLRU chooses a program for your family to enjoy together. This month’s Family Choice program is:

butterflyBackyard Butterflies
Sunday, April 3rd at 6 p.m.

This program features fun facts about these delicate, spry creatures and demonstrates how to successfully create a garden that attracts them. Viewers also learn how to identify common butterflies, select favorite butterfly plants and how to catch and raise a butterfly indoors. Watch the life cycle crom caterpillar to butterfly to know hat’s eating your garden up. Along with ideas for a habitat-friendly garden, see how to catch a butterfly on your finger and raise a butte fly yourself for a close-up look at nature’s wonder. Marla Bean hosts .
Sunday, April 17, 4:30-5 p.m.

Backyard Bugs
Sunday, April 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

Without a second thought, most people squash or spray all insects that fly, flit or stroll through their yards. However, BACKYARD BUGS, reveals why some bugs may actually be beneficial to have around. The 30-minute program steps out the backdoor to help you determine if a garden insect is friend or foe.