Butterfly Release

What to do when your butterflies emerge?
Before your butterfly emerges be sure to provide sticks that hit the bottom of the container so a fallen butterfly can climb up the sticks to find a place to hang. After emerging your butterfly will need to 'hang' for a few hours to dry it's wings. It is kindest to release the butterfly after 3-4 hours and a great joy to watch the creature you have raised fly off to freedom! Of course if your garden is planted with host and nectar plants the butterflies will stay!!

A cloud of butterflies
A cloud of butterflies

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  • We really enjoyed our visit and learned so much from our guide. Beautiful gardens along with such a wide variety of butterflies

    - Sharon and Grant Bullock
  • Visited: 1/22/2015 - The Butterfly Farm St Maarten What a fabulous thing you folks are doing! Keep it going. We booked a last minute excursion during our cruise and it was abso ... read more

    - Karen Kendall
  • We would like to be kept informed as to how we can help the population of butterflies in our area, southwest Ohio, USA

    - Bob Turner
  • Is there anything more beautiful than a butterfly? Your gardens are amazing beyond words. Thank you so much for existing and educating!

    - Diane
  • You would not think on a twelve day cruise, this was one of the things We enjoyed the most, but it was. Whenever We visit St. Martins, we will stop and visit The Butterfly Farm. Th ... read more

    - Ed Dillio
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