Narrowleaf Milkweed Care and Growing Tips
If you want to attract monarch butterflies, consider planting narrowleaf milkweed. Find out the ideal growing conditions for this host...
How to Grow Whorled Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies
For late-summer blooms that feed hungry monarch butterflies, try whorled milkweed.
Top 10 Types of Milkweed to Support Monarch Butterflies
You have probably thought about planting milkweed to help monarch butterflies. Here are 10 of the best types of milkweed...
Pentas: A Perfect Plant for Butterfly Gardens
Learn how to grow pentas, also known as starflower. This colorful, easy-to-grow annual is a swallowtail butterfly and hummingbird favorite.
How to Grow Poke Milkweed for Pollinators
Discover a unique, uncommon milkweed for the shady areas of your yard! Here's how to grow poke milkweed, and how...
Butterfly Eggs: Where Do Caterpillars Come From?
Out of the blue, caterpillars appear in the garden. But where do caterpillars come from? See butterflies laying eggs on...
How to Identify a Zebra Longwing Butterfly
Find out what a zebra longwing butterfly looks like and where you can see them in the U.S. Also learn...
The Ultimate Milkweed Plant Growing Guide
A milkweed expert answers questions, including why monarchs need milkweed, when to plant milkweed, and how to grow a milkweed...
Look for Clouded Sulphur Butterflies in Your Backyard
The pretty yellow clouded sulphur is a common sight in the butterfly garden. Learn more about this colorful butterfly species.
Can You Fix a Broken Butterfly Wing?
It’s hard to see a battered butterfly. Learn if it’s appropriate to try to repair a broken butterfly wing, or...
Meet the Bright, Buttery Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly
The cloudless sulphur is one of those species that puts the "butter" in butterfly! See what the eggs, caterpillars and...
Grow Passionvine as a Host Plant for Butterflies
Passionvine is a host plant for several caterpillars. But there's one non-native variety that wildlife gardeners should probably avoid planting.
Butterfly Anatomy: Everything You Need to Know
Butterfly anatomy is amazing! Get a closer look at some incredible butterfly features, including the wings, feet, antennae and more!
Identify and Attract the Common Buckeye Butterfly
Despite the name, the common buckeye is anything but ordinary. The eyespots make this brown butterfly a real attention-getter!
Grow Coneflowers to Attract Butterflies and Birds
Coneflower is a butterfly magnet. These easy-to-grow nectar flowers attract attract plenty of pollinators and add a bright pop of...
Transform Your Yard Into a Butterfly Migration Hotspot
Butterfly migration is an awe-inspiring process—and butterflies need our help! Make sure your backyard is ready for migrating fliers.
6 Fascinating Milkweed Facts You Should Know
There's much more to milkweed plants than you know. Discover fascinating milkweed facts about this butterfly garden staple.
11 Kinds of Butterflies Worth Knowing
From painted ladies to monarchs and malachite butterflies, you'll want to add all of these kinds of butterflies to your...
How to Attract and Identify a Queen Butterfly
Share your milkweed with a queen butterfly, a regal year-round Southern pollinator. Find out what the adults and caterpillars look...
Butterfly Bush Care: When Do Butterfly Bushes Bloom?
Learn when butterfly bush blooms and how to prune and care for the flowering shrubs. Plus learn if you can...
Monarch Butterfly Flowers You Should Grow
A migration journey of a thousand miles (or more) starts with lots of monarch butterfly flowers. Grow these nectar plants...
Swallowtail Butterflies: Everything You Need to Know
Big, vibrant and abundant swallowtail butterflies bring a flurry of eye-catching activity to backyards across the United States.
7 Small Butterflies You Should Never Overlook
Many butterflies are large and colorful, but don't ignore the beauty of a small butterfly. These tiny pollinators are about...
Attract Gulf Fritillary Butterflies With Their Favorite Plants
This orange-winged flier is a southern favorite. Discover how you can attract Gulf fritillary butterflies and provide for their caterpillars.