Visit the Butterflies!
This Butterfly Conservatory site is about the exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. It enables YOU to visit via a virtual tour that includes a live butterfly cam plus movie clips! It offers detailed information about butterflies; a kid-friendly butterfly FAQ; tips on making a butterfly garden; and a listing of resources about butterflies and butterfly gardening, including both books and Web sites. Enjoy!
The Garden Book
Mid-winter got you looking for visual escape and a little garden inspiration? Need ideas for a landscaping do-over? Looking for a quick and easy garden history reference? Search no more! The Garden Book, by the editors of Phaidon Press (Phaidon Press, 2003; $9.95) provides a photographic glimpse and brief summary description for scads of great gardens -- 500 of them -- by some of the best historic and modern garden-makers in the world. Train your eye with the best and take the opportunity to consider a few different options in garden design. This book was originally published as a coffee table book, but it's now available as a handy pocket-size paperback.