Find out which plants are best for butterflies, moths and their caterpillars

The Webinar is being led by Butterfly Conservation Project Officer, Anthony McCluskey who has a background in gardening for wildlife. Details within

glanville fritillary butterfly on yellow flower

Gardens can be havens for insects and making space for them in your garden can help boost their populations.

A garden rich in insects will also support more birds and mammals, and be a joy to relax in.

Find out which plants are best for butterflies and moths
Join in this webinar with Butterfly Conservation Project Officer Anthony McCluskey to find out which plants are best for butterflies and moths and their caterpillars, and the different ways you can support them through their whole life cycle.

We will also look at how to make mini-meadows, spots for hibernation, and other insects such as bees.

Anthony regularly writes gardening articles, has qualifications from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and has a background in gardening for wildlife.

Book now
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 23rd September at 7pm and will last up to 90 minutes.

It will take place on the Zoom platform and tickets are £10 each.

Places are limited so booking early is advised to avoid disappointment.  


News shared by Katie on behalf of Butterfly Conservation. Ed

Image: rhubarbcrumbleandcustard under CC BY 2.0

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Angela Hewitt
The image that On the Wight has used is not a British Butterfly. Shame. I have made a video on how to grow a wild flower patch for Naturezones Wildlife Education Trust and for this years Rutland Virtual Bird Fair. Please free to use it. Can be found on Naturezones web site naturezones.org.uk or on their facebook page. You might also be interested in their recycling concrete… Read more »
Sally Perry

Thanks for pointing that out, I’d searched for UK butterflies, but guess that one had slipped in by accident. Have swapped for our beautiful Glanville Fritillary. Happy to add your video if you email over the exact link.