Butterfly Gardening


Butterfly Gardening Display

Summary
Info on host plant lists for different caterpillars, native prairie nectar plants, butterfly garden needs, cultivated nectar plants. Photos of life stages of a monarch butterfly, life cycle, butterfly flowers including ironweed, purple coneflower, asclepias tubersoa and larva on parsley, a sphinx moth, yellow swallowtail, silver spotted skipper, black swallowtail. Includes butterfly garden design plan. Fact sheet titled I Didnít Know That! UMN publication (book) by Vera Krischik entitled Butterfly Gardening. Very good photos that would be great for kids programs.
Resources
Laminate Photos
Examples and "How to Plant" information.

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