Watch a Butterfly Feeding
If you've never looked closely at a butterfly feeding, this video gives you the chance.
Attracting Butterflies: Common Buckeye
Despite the name, the Common Buckeye is anything but ordinary. The eyespots make this brown butterfly a real attention-getter!
Big Eyes in the Butterfly Garden
Butterflies and caterpillars use “eyespots” to scare off predators in the butterfly garden and beyond!
Attracting Butterflies with Fruit
Flowers aren't the only way to bring butterflies to your garden. Learn about attracting butterflies with fruit too.
Attracting Butterflies: Long-Tailed Skipper
These little fliers are more colorful than you might first think. Learn how to attract long-tailed skippers to your butterfly...
Attracting Butterflies With a Free Milkweed Program
Community member Sandra Williams got her garden club involved in attracting butterflies with free milkweed. Learn how she did it.
Diary of Monarch Migration
The "super-generation" of butterflies that migrates to Mexico each year is simply amazing. Learn about the monarch migration journey.
At the butterfly exhibit where I work, our guests frequently point out pairs of butterflies that seem to be “stuck
Pentas: Perfect in Butterfly Gardens
At the butterfly garden where I work, I get asked pretty much every day which nectar flowers are best for...
Eggs in the Garden, or Where Caterpillars Come From
If you’re a good butterfly gardener, your garden is filled with nectar plants. If you’re a great butterfly gardener, your garden
Monarchs, Queens, and Butterfly Mimicry
Most people are familiar with the beautiful Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). It can be found throughout most of the country,