Attracting Butterflies to the Garden
|| Explore the steps involved in planning a butterfly garden. Lots of photos of butterflies at various stages of life.
|» Bring Back the Butterflies Campaign
||Butterfly World produced this wonderful page which describes how to create a butterfly garden, specific to the state/area you live in!
|» Butterflies and Larval Food Plants
||Nice chart by the University of California.
|Butterfly Plant List
||This resource is under revision. Please return soon for an updated list.
|» Butterfly & Hummingbird Gardening
articles on butterfly gardening.
» The Butterfly Farm Gardening
Guide for Region 4 (Texas)
checking out this helpful list, browse the
rest of the site...many excellent
|» The Butterfly Garden
||A forum for the discussion of plants that both attract and provide habitat for butterflies.
|» The Butterfly Gardeners Association
||Moved by the visible decline of butterfly populations worldwide, members plant butterfly gardens and promote education and action to help regenerate these gorgeous creatures.
|» Butterfly Gardening and Conservation
This site has information and pictures about butterflies and butterfly
|» Butterfly Gardening
introduction to butterfly gardening.
|» Butterfly Gardening in Containers
for those of us who like to garden in
deer-protected containers, from the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
Host Plant Database
massive database provided by the London Natural History Museum.
This site is an extremely useful resource,
but requires patience in searching. Most
easily used if you have the scientific
names of your query handy.
|» Gardening for Butterflies
introduction to butterfly gardening,
includes butterfly and larval food plant lists.
|» Gardening for Butterflies
written article about benefits of butterfly gardening and a list of some butterfly host plants.
|» How to Create Your Own Butterfly Garden
Smithsonian Institute's take on the
subject. Nice resources.
» How to Make Butterfly Gardens
for the useful photographs and thorough
exploration of butterfly nectar preferences and larval food plants.
|» Larval Food Plants
||Huge index sorted by plant
type from a Norwegian site...but don't
worry, it's all in English!
|» Lifestyles of Specific Butterflies and Caterpillars
||Excerpts from Geyata Ajilvsgi's book "Butterfly Gardening for the South."
A helpful approach to learning about
|» MonarchWatch Host Plants
» MonarchWatch Nectar Sources
|Chart of butterfly caterpillars and their preferred host plants.
Chart of nectar sources to attract butterflies to your
|» Nectar Plants and Their Visitors
personal site by Hiltrud Masuch Webber
with plants that attract butterflies and moths.
Included here because of the useful links
directly to identification photos of
Gardener in Austin
this butterfly garden online, and check it
out for real in South Austin, handy for
Hill Country gardeners.