Butterfly Puddler

Create an enchanted butterfly garden with this handcrafted stoneware and recycled glass puddler.

$40.00

Jo-Anne & Gerald Warren created by

Jo-Anne & Gerald Warren

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Gardens Take Flight

There's nothing quite like a garden aflutter with wild butterflies in the afternoon sun. Attract your neighborhood beauties with this sand-and-water puddler, designed to hold on to natural minerals after water evaporates.

Its shallow well of recycled glass holds sand or rock salt along with a teaspoon of water. When the water evaporates (in under a day), butterflies are attracted to the minerals left behind from the hard water and sand/salt. Once butterflies know where they can find these minerals, they return regularly. Place it in a conspicuous nook to transform your outdoor space into an enchanted garden.

Designed by Jo-Anne and Gerald Warren. Handmade of stoneware and recycled glass in Canada.

Take a peek into Jo-Anne and Gerald's Ontario, Canada everyday on the blog.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Jo-Anne & Gerald Warren

created by

Jo-Anne & Gerald Warren

location

Canada

“We want the world to be filled with more clay and less plastic.”

With a name like Amaranth, a mythical flower that is said to never fade, Jo-Anne & Gerald Warren's stoneware has a lot to live up to. Using a firing process that can exceed 2000 degrees, Amaranth products are built to last, withstanding all elements and seasons, yet maintaining their signature charm. Each stoneware piece is made in an environmentally friendly fashion.

Take a peek into Jo-Anne and Gerald's Ontario, Canada everyday on the blog.

Handmade Recycled Exclusive
Made from
recycled glass, sand, stoneware clay
Measurements
Approx. 8.5" L x 8.5" W, 3 lbs. 6 oz.
Care
To attract butterflies to your garden, place the butterfly puddler in a sunny, protected place. Fill the well with sand, and then cover with water. Butterflies crave the minerals & salts left behind as the water evaporates. Refill with water when needed. You can also place overripe fruit on the puddler, or add a pinch of salt to the water to attract the butterflies.
Notes
Comes with sand and instructions for use. Will not crack in the snow or fade in the sun.
Item ID
20351

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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4.6

(based on 395 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (275)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (102)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (161)
  • Durable (116)
  • Easy to use (115)
  • Weather proof (83)
  • Easy to store (58)

Cons

  • Heavy (12)

Best Uses

  • Garden (317)
  • Patio (101)
  • Back yard (93)
  • Deck (91)
  • Front yard (76)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (260), Budget shopper (82), High-end shopper (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (224), No (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Lovely Garden Feature

This is a great addition to my native-plant butterfly garden. The monarchs found it in 2 days and led the way for other butterfly varieties. The puddler looks lovely and aids me in attracting...Read complete review

This is a great addition to my native-plant butterfly garden. The monarchs found it in 2 days and led the way for other butterfly varieties. The puddler looks lovely and aids me in attracting even more butterflies by fulfilling their salt and mineral needs!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

NOT A SINGLE BUTTERFLY

It's been closed to 2 weeks since I purchased the Butterfly Puddler. It's beautiful and exactly the type of item that I love to display in our backyard. BUT, even though I have...Read complete review

It's been closed to 2 weeks since I purchased the Butterfly Puddler. It's beautiful and exactly the type of item that I love to display in our backyard. BUT, even though I have followed the detailed instructions included, to the t, NOT ONE single butterfly has made use of it. I live in an area where we have butterflies galore because of fragrant and tasty vines and trees for the butterflies, and purchased the Puddler believing that the butterflies wouldn't be able to resist it. Unfortunately, I should've been contented since Mother Nature was/is already doing her job of attracting them "naturally". In essence, I do not recommend the Puddler - it's a pricey item purporting and failing (in our experience) in its aim.

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1.0

No butterflies

By 

from NJ

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

    I bought this for my mom last Christmas and she was excited to try it out in the Spring. She made sure the sand and some water were always present and she placed it in her garden full of flowers, but not a single butterfly showed up all Spring and Summer. I'm a little embarrassed that I spent this much money on this product and believed that it would work.

     
    5.0

    Perfect gift for gardener

    By 

    from Houston, TX

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Visible At A Distance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Porch

      Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

      I bought this puddler as a gift for my mother. She's an avid gardener and has been looking for different ways to attract more butterflies to her garden. She loved the simplicity of the design and the pretty glazing--perfect for her fluttering guests.

       
      2.0

      Not as Pretty as the Picture

      By 

      from North Carolina

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

      • Not very colorful

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

        I was disappointed when this item arrived, as the picture online showed a beautiful mix of blue, green, and clear glass in the center. The one I received is 95% green, 5% clear, and no blue. Definitely not as pretty without the variation in colors.

         
        5.0

        What a beautiful creation.Butterflies are all over my Garden

        By 

        from Sayreville

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Secure
        • Visible At A Distance
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Front Yard
          • Garden

          Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

          Butterflies are in your hands. Can't tell how beautiful your garden are like you see in the movie.

           
          5.0

          Beautiful!

          By 

          from North Carolina

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

          • Creative

          Best Uses

          • Garden

          Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

          Gorgeous, artsy, useful!

           
          5.0

          The gift recipient was really thrilled with the gift

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          from durham nc

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Secure
          • Visible At A Distance
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Yard
            • Front Yard
            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

            the size ans shape and design were wonderful. I would certainly buy it again for another recipient or look for other similar products on your website.

            Service and delivery comments:

            delivery was right on time which meant a lot because I didn't leave much time before the birthday event. Thanls for that

             
            5.0

            Great Father's Day Gift

            By 

            from Santa Fe, NM

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

              N/A

               
              5.0

              I really works to attract butterflies!

              By 

              from CA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Back Yard
                  • Front Yard
                  • Garden

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

                  My friend loves it for her Butterfly garden sanctuary.

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect gift!

                  By 

                  from Massachusetts

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

                      Purchased for a co-worker's retirement gift and it was just as described--beautiful!

                       
                      5.0

                      Attractive Garden Addition

                      By 

                      from Aldan, PA

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Weather Resistant

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Garden

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Butterfly Puddler:

                        We only just placed it in the garden yesterday, so I can't comment on how well it works. But it certainly does look nice and adds to the overall aesthetic. Feels sturdy and I expect it will be able to withstand the weather, at least during the warmer months.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        Item arrived as scheduled and in good condition.

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