Butterfly Gardening

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Booklet
Abstract: 

This bulletin tells how to expand the habitat for butterflies by choosing appropriate plants for home landscapes. It explains the differences between butterflies and moths, details the life histories of a few species, and explains their basic needs. Includes plan for butterfly flower border; tables of caterpillar food plants and butterfly nectar plants; lists of butterfly and moth garden plants; and checklist of Minnesota butterflies. Has many line drawings and 35 color photos.

Author: 
Vera Krischik
Topic Areas: 
Horticulture
Wildlife
Habitat
Landscape
Target Audience: 
Adult
Grades 10-12
Grades 7-9
Producer / Landowner
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
21 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1996
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$5.00 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards:
800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.

Organization code of item (if any): 
BU-6711-SEEK