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When Are Butterfly Days?
Have you ever heard of any Butterfly Days? If not you must be asking, "what are Butterfly Days"? I am going to tell you what Butterfly Days are and I am also going to let you know when these special days are. My lens will share a few facts about the elusive butterflies that, I hope, you don't know already. I will also talk about how to attract butterfly to your garden by planting some plants that attract butterfly to them.
I have always been a fan of the Lepidoptera, and I hope you will become one too. (The What? Lepidoptera, that's a big, fancy, Latin name for a butterfly!) That's of course, if you aren't one already. The butterfly, like the bee, is a very important part of our eco-system and they must be protected. They aren't just pretty little things, they perform a very important function that man depends upon without even thinking of. Mankind would be in big trouble if anything were to happen to the butterflies and the bees...but the bees are a subject for another lens, so I will stick to just the butterfly for the rest of this one. I hope you enjoy my lens, my pictures and the interesting facts I am going to share with you.
I am not only going to tell you what is so much fun about June 19th, and talk a bit about butterfly gardening, I am also going to show you some butterfly videos, gift ideas and even some e cards made for Butterfly Day for you to send out to your friends and family.
Find Out When Those Special Days Are...You Know The Butterfly Days Throughout The Year That Were Put Aside To Celebrate The Butterfly.
I Thought I Was Going To Find Lots Of Butterfly Days
And I Did
The first is March 14th and it's called Learn About The Butterfly Day. I found mention of it at Holiday Insights web site. The site went on to explain that March is a perfect time for Learn About The Butterfly Day since it will help us to learn about these important insects before they start to fly from flower to flower to flower in the spring and summer months.
The big butterfly holiday is on June 19th. Butterfly Day is a day that is set aside to celebrate the simple, beautiful butterfly. An insect, but one that is so fragile, beautiful and important to man that we are literally in awe of these creatures. I don't know anything as fragile as a butterfly's wing, yet this tiny insect can fly at speeds of up to 12 miles per hour. How does it ever manage to do that? Some butterfly cross the nation on their annual migration to Mexico, now that's quite an amazing feat.
In the next section of this page you are going to find the names and dates of some towns and cities that held a Butterfly Day celebration last year, but I don't know if these celebration days will happen again. But I will keep checking to find the new dates as they are announced, so if there are going to be Butterfly Days planned for 2012, I will update this lens with that information.
Here Are More Butterfly Days
I found many web sites telling about Butterfly Days and exhibits, where better to find them than on a link list where all you have to do is click tovisit them.
- "Butterflies in the Garden"
Visit this site from Michigan University where you can find out more about butterflies and if you are in the area you can go and visit the butterfly gardens there.
- Ozarks Botanical Garden Hosts A Butterfly Day
You can find out all about the wonderful Butterfly Days held on September 20, 22 and 23, 2011 by the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There were stations in different areas where children could learn about the life cycle of t
- World Butterfly Day
WOW - World Butterfly Day sounds really big, doesn't it? It was held on Sun 19 June, 2011 at the Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin, NZ. According to the museum it's World Butterfly Day and the celebration included exploring the beautiful f
- Fairchild Gardens South West Florida Butterfly Day
Here's another oldie but goodie butterfly celebration. It's been going on for 9 years and this year's date is Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Fairchild Tropical Garden Center, 10901 Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables, FL. Make sure you are around to l
Send Butterfly Day E-Cards For Your Friends
Here's where you can get free e-cards to send out to your friends and your family. Remember, June 19th, is Butterfly Day!
Card Home Page
Butterfly Gardening Books
Find The Butterfly Gardening Books You Need So You Can Learn About And Create A Butterfly Garden Of Your Own!
Butterfly Gardening Books
You can learn all about the right garden plants that will attract butterflies in these very helpful books. Make sure to do a bit of research on the flowers and plants that will grow well in your area and find out which are the best ones to attract those beautiful butterflies. OHHH....and remember to take some pictures to show us how great your garden looks...maybe you will get some pictures with some butterflies in them!
Butterfly Farm Video
Watch this interesting video about Up Yonda Farm. Up Yonda is an environmental education center and nature preserve in Bolton Landing, New York. This video shows us the butterfly farm they have there.
Find The Plants That Will Attract Butterflies To Your Garden - And Then Plant Them!
Butterfly Garden Plants - Plant Your Own Butterfly Garden
Planting a butterfly garden can be pretty simple. You just have to plant the flowers and plants that attract your local butterflies. I say, "Local Butterflies", since there is no point in trying to attract butterflies that live in New Jersey if you live in Texas...you've got to attract those Texan Butterflies! Do a bit of research and find out what it is that your local butterfly need to survive and what's their favorite plant to eat. Then plant them!
Beautiful Butterfly Gift Ideas
Find Some Beautiful Butterfly Gift Ideas To Give To Your Friends And Family!
So What Do You Think About Going To A Butterfly Day Event?
I love to watch butterfly and I also enjoy learning about them and their life cycle. Not everyone does, but I think that most people do enjoy watching these brightly colored insects flit about and I think they must be as curious about the butterflies as I am. So I decided to put it to the question....
Would You Go To A Butterfly Day Celebration Or Event If There Was One Near Your Home?
You Will Enjoy These Butterfly Poems And What Better Time To Read Them But On Butterfly Day.
Seeds, Bees, Butterflies, And More!
If You Have A Butterfly Collection You Might Enjoy These Interesting Butterfly Items.
Like To Collect Butterfly Items?
Here are some nice items that would make a great gift idea or a wonderful addition to a butterfly collection.
Butterfly Tattoos Are Beautiful
Get Some Temporary Butterfly Tattoos Because They Are Fun!
Butterfly Temporary Tattoos
Have some fun with these pretty butterfly temporary tattoos. These are great for a day when you feel like dressing up with a tattoo that's temporary or a day when you have to entertain your kids...tattoo everyone!
Find Simple Joy In Butterfly Poems
- Find some lovely butterfly poems here.
These poems are short and comforting.