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Butterflies and Garden Habitat with Julie O'Donald

  • Sammamish Library 825 228th Avenue Southeast Sammamish, WA, 98075 United States (map)

Meet 18 species of butterflies found in the Puget Sound Lowlands. Learn the best native flowering shrubs and wildflowers for attracting butterflies. Practices that help butterflies survive throughout the year and in all stages of their life cycle will be covered. Be part of the garden connection needed to keep butterflies in our neighborhoods.

Julie O'Donald is a Community Wildlife Habitat Steward and Master Gardener with over 30 years of experience creating wildlife friendly gardens. She has focused on the use of native plants integrated with ornamentals to attract butterflies and pollinators. Julie's garden has been featured in Pacific Horticulture and The Butterfly Gardener magazines, as well as the book, Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide, 2018. Active in educational community outreach, Julie volunteers for the Washington Native Plant Society, the Washington Butterfly Association, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, and the National Wildlife Federation.

Public Invited, Admission is free.