Work carried out on Butterfly Conservation reserves is primarily to maintain and improve habitat for butterflies and moths but many of the measures taken benefit other wildlife too.
Many wildflowers grow well in the boggy areas surrounding the pond or on the slopes at its edge. The Secret Gardener shares some of the best species to transform your water feature into a magnet for moths and butterflies.
Mark Parsons explains all about the small ermine moth and their web-building habits.
Fill your borders with the right plants and seeds this month and you could be rewarded with butterflies all summer long.
Richard Fox is feeling optimistic about summer 2014
Dr Martin Warren, Chief Executive, reflects on Butterfly Conservation’s Seventh International Symposium
Our new booklet "Gardening For Butterflies And Moths" written by wildlife writer Kate Bradbury will show you how to help these wonderful species in your patch.
Take inspiration from the sixteenth century and create a butterfly-friendly feature in your garden
Have you dusted down your moth trap?
Have you seen the harbinger of spring yet?
March sees the welcome return of life and colour to our gardens following the long, cold and this year, very wet winter.
The wettest winter on record has brought flooding misery to many homeowners and left large swathes of southern England under water.
Good-to-know gardening terms for any budding butterfly gardener
The sight of a Peacock on a Winter's day delights butterfly fans but this small insect can strike terror into the hearts of many other creatures.
Butterfly populations must be safeguarded during development of Wrexham's Super-prison
Heather Griffiths' favourite butterfly is a Red Admiral but this month she is hoping to spot Long-tailed Tits in her garden. Will you be taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch?
New Year means dreaded New Year resolutions. But don’t despair, why not make some very simple gardening resolutions that will provide a home for wildlife and give you hours of fun?
Like glimpsing that first spring Swallow, the first butterfly sighting of the year always quickens the pulse.
High Nature Value (HNV) farming is crucial in maintaining key butterfly and moth habitats across Europe.
Butterfly Conservation is one of nineteen organisations calling for the right decisions when it comes to agricultural policy reform.
Les Hill sums up his mothing year and shares a selection of species you might spot through the winter.
Mistletoe isn't just for Christmas kisses. It can provide a home and food source for the Mistletoe Marble Moth.
The government is failing to deliver a third of its commitments to protect the natural environment
It is very easy to provide winter homes for wildlife in your garden – simply creating a log pile can benefit many creatures including moths.
Whatever the biological links between our flower beds and borders and the success of local butterflies, it is undoubtedly true that gardens are very important for the relationship between people and butterflies.
Why we've been dodging the downpours to count caterpillars in the woods
Gardeners across Britain are uniting in an effort to halt the decline of UK wildlife during a week-long event.
October it is an ideal time to plant spring-flowering displays.
The Death’s-head Hawk-moth is the bad boy of the moth world. Strikingly large, with a skull-like marking on its thorax and the ability to squeak when alarmed, the moth was traditionally seen as an omen of death.
Less Is More For Garden Wildlife