Want to do more to help butterflies in your garden? The links below will provide you with ideas for plants for butterflies and caterpillars. By selecting the right plants and if you can, allowing a patch to go wild, you can create a haven for butterflies, supporting them to complete their lifecycle from egg to adult.

Gardening for butterflies

Caterpillar foodplants

Nectar sources

Wild Spaces

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Annual Reports

Garden Butterfly Survey annual reports provide a summary of participation, surveys and sightings for the year. Find out more about what was seen and where, and most importantly how did butterflies fare in our gardens.

Peacock on orange buddleja