Jane Hurwitz will speak about her recently published book, “Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide,” an indispensable and beautifully illustrated guide to creating a garden that attracts and sustains butterflies. The book presents essential information on how to choose and cultivate plants that will attract a range of butterflies to your garden and help sustain all the stages of their life cycles. Come to the talk to learn how to become a butterfly watcher as well as a butterfly gardener! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Attend a lecture on butterflies and gardening!
Come hear about butterflies and the plants that they love. Topics that I lecture on include:
Basics of Butterfly Gardening
Whether you are a gardener who wants to see more butterflies in your garden, a butterfly enthusiast who wants to bring that passion to the garden, or someone who simply wants to make their garden or yard friendlier to Monarchs or other butterflies, this talk will provide ideas about protecting the entire life cycle of butterflies that visit our gardens, plant selection, and creative ideas on how to make our yards and gardens an oasis for butterflies and other creatures.
Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants
Learn which native plants support butterflies! Whether you garden in sun or shade, there are many native plants that will attract butterflies to your garden. Butterfly gardening is a gardening method used to protect the entire life cycle of butterflies. This talk explores the relationship that butterflies have with specific native plants and suggest easy steps to protect these relationships in order to enhance our local ecosystems, as well as your own garden.
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SCHEDULE a lecture on butterflies and gardening!
I am available speak at libraries, gardening groups, and other public events. Fees for these services vary. If you’re interested in booking me for an event, please drop me a note on my contact page for more information or to inquire about pricing and availability.