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"Every child should have mud pies, grasshoppers, waterbugs, tadpoles, frogs & turtles, elderberries, wild strawberries, acorns, hickory nuts, trees to climb, animals to pet, hayfields, pine cones, rocks to roll, sand, snakes, huckleberries and hornets – and any child who has been deprived of these has been deprived of the best part of his education." -Luther Burbank 1849 - 1926
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Butterflies are Flowers of the Air

Butterflies are a motif of nature that holds special wonder. The transformation of life energy from an egg to a caterpillar to a cocoon to a fluttering adult butterfly is a magical window into the basic energy of life. The adult butterfly is much like the delicate flower on plants. So delicate, yet a link in a chain that is incredibly strong -- strong enought to survive in the face of spring freezes, pollution, floods, droughts, being eaten, trampled and picked for table bouquets.

The life force is one to be noticed and studied. It holds secrets that are worthy of our study and respect. And butterflies offer that opportunity. Here are some resources to guide you in your exploration of life's wonders.

Butterfly Gardeners' Quarterly
A newsletter for gardeners and butterfly enthusiasts.
http://butterflygardeners.com/

Butterfly Gardens
From the Brooklyn Botanical Garden site.
http://www.bbg.org/gardening/natural/butterfly/

Butterfly Gardening in Florida
Creating a butterfly garden can be as simple as planting a windowsill or as complex as landscaping many acres.
http://hammock.ifas.ufl.edu/txt/fairs/17096

Butterfly WebSite
Butterfly gardening, education and conservation are among the concerns addressed here.
http://mgfx.com/butterfly/