Florida Butterfly Gardening

Do you enjoy nature around your home?


How To Garden For Butterflies


Butterfly Nectar Sources


Butterfly Hostplants


Other Ways to Enhance a Butterfly Garden

Some Special Ways to Enjoy Your Butterfly Garden

The Book

If you want the definitive book on butterfly gardening in Florida (useful throughout the southern United States), watch out for Florida Butterfly GardeningThis book, by Marc and Maria Minno, will be published Summer, 1999.  To reserve your copy today, contact the University of Florida Press, 15 NW 15th Street, Gainesville, FL 32603, (352)392-1351.

Florida Butterfly Gardening is the only complete guide to butterfly gardening in North America, covering butterflies, gardening, and hands-on science activities for Florida and the southern US.   No other book  illustrates the caterpillars, chrysalids, and host plants for over 60 species of butterflies.  Florida Butterfly Gardening is the first accurate guide to nectar plants and larval host plants, and is based on over 15 years of research in Florida.

If you have questions about butterfly gardening in Florida, ask Dr. Marc Minno. You can reach Dr. Minno by e-mail at: afn10853@afn.org or mminno@nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu

 All photos and information on this website are copyright Marc and Maria Minno.