Welcome to our backyard!

We are located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. We serve the greater piedmont region of North Carolina by providing butterfly education, community outreach, and assistance with creating supportive habitats.

EDUCATION

We offer customizable classes, workshops, presentations, and butterfly walks for homeschoolers, educators, and organizations.

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Have us participate at your community event, festival, or shindig! We’ll bring our plants, butterflies and caterpillars!

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BACKYARD HABITATS

We have a selection of butterfly host and nectar plants available March through October to assist you in creating a backyard habitat or butterfly garden.

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Our Mission

To provide education, engage our community, and create backyard habitats.

Original artwork by Beverly Overby Dyer

Additional ways we fulfill our mission

Partnering

We enjoy working with local businesses and organizations within our greater community.

Caterpillar Support

Need more host plant? We offer foster and temporary care of caterpillars, too!

Citizen Science

We encourage participation in projects such as NABA butterfly counts and Monarch tagging.

Backyard Butterflies

Our online plant shop has closed for the 2020 season. We will be back in April 2021 with new and familiar host and nectar plants. 

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