The Butterfly Gardener’s Guide

Butterflies are among nature's loveliest pollinators, and the plants they favor are some of the most beautiful garden bloomers. In this book you'll learn how a few simple changes can transform your yard into a miniature wildlife refuge that's a perfect habitat for butterflies in all their intriguing life stages. No matter where you live, you can create an oasis where butterflies can thrive as they develop from eggs into caterpillars, pupae, and finally into the dazzling creatures that grace the garden as they flit from flower to flower.

  • Observing Butterflies
    • Butterfly Familes by Claire Hagan Dole
    • Butterfly Biology, by Eric Eaton
    • Butterfly Migration, by Pat and Clay Sutton
  • Advanced Butterfly Gardening
    • Turning Your Yard Into a Butterfly Sanctuary, by Phil Schappert
    • Inviting Caterpillars Into Your Garden, by Claire Hagen Dole
    • Helping Butterflies Through the Winter, by Bernard S. Jackson
    • Butterfly Meadows, by Claire Hagen Dole
    • Herbs for Butterflies, by Jim and Dotti Becker
    • How to Grow a Butterfly Gardener, by Sharon Lovejoy
  • Encyclopedia of Butterfly and Caterpillar Plants
    • Northeast, by Jane Ruffin
    • Southeast, by Kim Hawks
    • Florida, by Pamela F. Traas
    • Midwest, by Ann Swengel
    • Southwest, by Jim Brock
    • Pacific Coast, by Leana Beeman-Sims
    • More Caterpillar Plants for Every Region
    • More Nectar Plants for Every Region
  • USDA Hardiness Zone Map
  • For More Information
  • Organizations and Nurseries
  • Contributors
  • Index

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