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Brenda's Butterfly Habitat
 
 
Brenda's Butterfly Habitat has native butterflies of this area. It also has the host plants, so that people can see the complete life cycle. It is at Barson's Greenhouse. The address is 6414 Merriman Road, which is between Ford Road and Warren Road, Westland, MI 48185, 734-788-0539.
 
 
Thank you to everyone who has visited my butterfly habitat. It is truly a blessing to educate, give away eggs and caterpillars, and to share my love for butterflies with you.
 
Keep in mind that if you need a gift for someone, you can purchase my book, t-shirts, sweatshirts, magnifiers, butterfly rearing containers, and engraved pavers (which will be installed on the walkway of the habitat) from me directly or mail order information is under the "Merchandise" tab.
 
Proceeds will be use to maintain the butterfly habitat.
 
 
Open June 5th through September 6th, 2014 -  Volunteers Always Welcome!
 
  
Closed When Raining
 
Hours:
 
Open - Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 - 4 PM

 

Closed - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday     

 

 

 

Admission: Donation

 

 

Monarch Eggs and Caterpillars

 

I give away Monarch eggs and caterpillars each year for a donation. Half of the proceeds will be donated to Monarch Watch, and the other half will go for expenses at Brenda's Butterfly Habitat.

 

Free Eggs and Caterpillars of Many Species of Lepidoptera

 

I give away many free caterpillars and eggs as I get a surplus, as long as you have the host plant or buy the host plant. Many of the host plants can be purchased at Barson's Greenhouse.

 

All you have to do is "Like" me, on my facebook page (Brenda's Butterfly Habitat) and you will receive a post when I have them available.

 

 

 

If you would like to print the flyer click  here.

 

 

Orders for engraved pavers, for the walkway in Brenda's Butterfly Habitat, are now being offered. A donation of only $50, for each paver, goes towards maintaining the Butterfly House. If you would like to purchased one, please download the order form  here

 

The greenhouse is from Grayhawk Greenhouse Supply, 11720 Old State Line, Swanton, OH 43558, 419-825-3355 and was put up by Dennis Schwyn.

 

 

Thank you to all the people who have helped to make this dream come true.

 

Barson's Greenhouse - for use of their land and plants

 

 

Gayle Gullen, Roxanna Mueller, Sandra Wallace, Garry Edwards, Karen Jewell, Beth Turza, Rick Williams, Sue Orzel, Rachelle Melczek, Jeanine Fennessey, Linda Shinn, Maria Hooper, Joan & Jack Teetzel, Barb Ashteneau, Kim Carrier, Lynne Ellen Kaiser, and Ed Sohoza - preparation of beds

 

Stephanie Rife of Dreaming Inspirations - logo

Gayle Gullen of Finlandia Gardens of the Finnish Center - installation of border

Ted Boehm and Barson's Greenhouse - installation of pond

Tollgate - nectar signs

Garden City Garden Club - bench

 

Michigan Nature Association - grant

SEMBA - grant

MGAWC - grant

MGWWC - grant


 

May 2, 2012 - This is right before I opened. To see the most recent video, click on the video tab under the home page.

 

  

 

 

Brenda's Butterfly House Progress
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