Attracting Birds and Butterflies
Brooklyn Botanic Garden: A Bird Habitat Garden, Plant Choices and Design Tips
Brief article outlining bird gardening tips. Also has descriptive picture of optimal plant and birdhouse layout.
Johnson County Kansas State Research and Extension Lawn and Garden: Butterfly Gardening
Lots of information on butterflies and some on moths. Discusses appropriate habitats, life cycles, predators, and includes a glossary of terms.
Monarch Watch: Butterfly Gardening
Website dedicated entirely to the study of monarch butterflies. Gardening section has information on proper plants for nectar sources, larval hosts, and overall information on garden layout.
Natural Resources Conservation Service: Backyard Conservation Wildlife Habitat
Focuses mostly on attracting birds, but also has information on attracting butterflies, bees, reptiles, amphibians, bats, and mammals.
North American Butterfly Association: Butterfly Gardens and Habitat Program
Overview of butterfly gardening. Also focuses on habitat restoration and regional guides as well as appropriate plants to use.
Maintaining Wildlife Habitats
Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Gardening for Wildlife
All kinds of useful information. This page has links to a variety of topics, including information about different varieties of animals and some creative garden types to attract wildlife.
Website devoted entirely to wildlife gardening. Covers suitable plant varieties, birds, butterflies, and other useful resources.
National Wildlife Federation: Garden for Wildlife
Excellent resource. Great tips for drawing all kinds of animals and protecting them in all stages of life. Also has information on community and schoolyard habitats.
Lots of very useful advice. Information on birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, incorporating youth, maintaining habitats, and other useful topics. The website also has a variety of articles on different gardening topics.
Information about the benefits of bees in the garden, for both plants and people.
Pollinator.org: You Urban Garden is Better with Bees
Article on bees in the garden. Detailed list describing benefits and which flowers to plant and why.