Butterfly Conservation and the Dorset Wildlife Trust have been working together to protect the rare Silver-studded Blue on its island stronghold.
Heather is an attractive, evergreen shrub that can bring colour to your garden all year-round. It's also a useful nectar source for butterflies and moths and the foodplant of several caterpillars.
Butterflies are tucked away for winter or have emigrated to warmer climes, but for some moths the year is just getting started.
Create a bulb lasagne for butterflies by layering bulbs in a container. Follow the Secret Gardeners recommendations and your plants will flower in succession from February to July.
Improved green farming schemes are vital to save butterflies when the UK leaves the EU
Summer is behind us but the butterfly season isn't over yet. Discover how to watch, record and enjoy butterflies into autumn.
Seed harvesting is a cost effective way of preserving and increasing your stock of plants. Any surplus can be shared or swapped with friends or family.
The Secret Gardener takes a look at what's available in garden centres this month for some last-minute, low maintenance, butterfly-friendly gardening.
Now, more than ever before, we need to speak up for nature and ensure that our post-Brexit landscape still has space for butterflies and moths.
Despite their exotic looks, Hawk-moths and their caterpillars don't have particularly fancy tastes. Most of their food plants are commonly found in gardens.
This year’s Moth Night, the UK’s annual celebration of moths and moth recording, stars some of the largest, fastest and most colourful insects, the hawk-moths.
New study reveals that street lights alter the activity of moths
A better future for the Large Blue
Butterfly Conservation Ambassador and gardening writer Kate Bradbury explains why and how to plant a pot for pollinators.
Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough celebrates his 90th birthday
You might not associate a garden rockery with butterflies and moths but actually the hot and dry microhabitat, with well-drained soil, can offer conditions suitable for some great nectar plants.
Richard Fox will help guide you through the pitfalls and make sure you’re all right with the whites.
One of our most rapidly declining species is 'on the wing' in April. Neil Hulme, Fritillaries For The Future Project Officer introduces the Pearl-bordered Fritillary .
iRecord Butterflies, is a new free app, available for iOS and Android devices.
With springtime garden butterflies expected to emerge over the coming weeks, it is the perfect time to get involved with the Garden Butterfly Survey.
The large, flat, flower heads, which give Umbellifers their name (think umberella), sit atop tall stems, providing excellent perches for butterflies and moths in need of nectar.
Dr Martin Warren charts his career as Butterfly Conservation Chief Executive
Can conservation efforts save the UK's most threatened butterfly from extinction?
Matt Doogue is a man on a mission: to introduce wildflowers to barren work spaces and support the wildlife that so desperately need our help.
Roger Hooper is a member of Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch - here he is talking about the butterflies you can see across the county and how some species are actually doing really well...
How do our fragile butterflies survive the frosty days of February?
Plant the right pollinator-friendly seeds now and you could also benefit. The Secret gardener introduces some plants that provide nectar for butterflies and moths and are also suitable to cut for flower arranging.
Witch Hazel is one of few January flowering shrubs. It will provide nectar when little else is available and its star-like blooms add a bright burst of colour in a pale winter landscape.
The Secret Gardener suggests a potted Christmas tree that can go out in the garden after the festivities are over, and provide a meal for moths.
Dr Martin Warren explains why Neonicotinoid pesticides should be banned