Native Plants for Wild LifeCaterpillars and Butterflies

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Butterflies in Your Yard?

Monarch Butterfly

How often do you see a butterfly in your yard? It is important what you plant! Read Steve's article that appeared in the Daily Sun - "It Matters What You Plant". This includes plant recommendations for Central Florida.

Steps in Creating a Butterfly Garden: Advice from Lloyd Singleton, Sumter County Extension Agent.

University of Florida Butterfly Gardens

In the Garden by Jaret C. Daniels  "Select the Right Milkweed for Your Butterfly Garden" from the Daily Sun

Al and Joan: What do Florida native plants bring to our yard besides happiness?

Learn About Butterflies

Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly (In The Villages!) from Al and Joan


Visit Butterfly Gardens

The Villages, FL

The Villages Butterfly Club and the Lady Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church create a fantastic Butterfly Garden. It is open to the public and you can visit any time. See another video from Al and Joan. This one is about the Butterfly Garden.

Address: 231 Lake Griffin Rd, Lady Lake, FL 32159
Phone:(352) 753-5996

Gainesville, FL

Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida Cultural Plaza
3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
N29o 38' 9.5" W82o 22' 10.9"

Butterfly Rainforest exhibit admission is $10.50 for adults ($9 Fla. residents) and $6 for ages 3-17. Admission is free for Museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card. Some vendors may charge for their services.

Butterfly World
3600 W. Sample Rd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Key West, FL

Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
1316 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305) 296-2988

Other Wildlife

Examples in The Villages of Native Plants Attracting Wildlife




Published on  23.11.2017