Outdoor Designs

Butterfly Garden Near Me

A couple years ago I started a butterfly garden in a quiet corner of my backyard. I love to sit in the shade with the warm sun scattered from the branches of the birch trees. I love to visit the Butterfly Garden Near Me for inspiration. I get plant ideas, learn a little about butterflies and enjoy my day outside. Here is a short list of Butterfly Gardens in the Chicagoland area.

Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum

2430 N. Cannon Drive Chicago IL 60614 | 773-755-5100 Sunday-Saturday 10am-4pm

This looks like the coolest place ever! This museum holds sleepovers!! Even during the winter months you can camp out with the butterflies overnight.

Peck Farm Park

710 Western Ave
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-4542

According to Peck Farm Park website “Visit the award-winning Butterfly House and be captivated by hundreds of butterflies as they fly, feed, and land around you! Plus, ask about our Butterfly Programs, Field Trips, and Party Options.”

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NENA Butterfly Garden

166 Ann Street Elgin IL 60120

NENA says “You can help, too, by planting milkweed for monarchs, dill for swallowtails, zinnias for all, or visit the butterfly garden to get ideas for your own garden!

The Mortom Arboretum

4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532 (630)968-0074 Open 7 am to sunset

The Mortom Arboretum has so much to check out! It doesn’t necessarily have a “butterfly garden” but I know there will be butterflies in abundance if you go at the right time of the year. In the meantime, read about tips for a successful butterfly garden.

Salt Creek Butterfly Garden

4744 Woodland Ave Western Springs, IL 60558 (708)601-1080 lori@saltcreekbutterflyfarm.com

Beautiful butterflies,  Creeping caterpillars, Magnificent moths, Wiggling Worms, Buzzing bees…Oh my! Check out this free resources they provide on their site

Learn to Raise Butterflies eBooks

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Q: How do I make a butterfly garden?

A: I found this website that is EVERYTHING butterfly. The Butterfly Website

Q: What plants make a good butterfly garden?

A: There is actually a plant called a butterfly bush that comes in a bunch of different varieties. This would be a good place to start 🙂

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