Creating a Butterfly Garden

Step One

  • butterflyPick a sunny location.
  • Decide which butterflies you want to attract.
  • Identify the host and nectar plants needed.
    Generate a list of host plants for a specific county and site conditions http://www.fnps.org/plants/butterflies
  • Plan to provide a wind break, water source (puddles), and warming zones.
  • Include a place to sit and enjoy!Step

Step One ||  Step Two  ||  Step Three

Suggestions from Lloyd Singleton, , UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County



Florida Friendly Landscaping

University of Florida IFAS Extension


Why We No Longer Carry Non-Native Tropical Milkweed

Article from Native Nurseries in Tallahassee, Florida

The article includes information on native milkweeds.


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