Tempe Garden Club
Welcome, please have a look around and let us know what you think of our place. We hope you enjoy visiting often. We love to promote gardening and civic and environmental responsibility.
If you share that interest, we hope you will consider becoming a member.
Thank you and Happy Gardening!
Butterflies, butterflies, everywhere...
Here at Tempe Garden Club, we are fortunate to have Lola White as a member. Lola spearheaded the initiative to have the Two-Tailed Swallowtail Butterfly elected as the official Arizona State Butterfly with the passage of HB 2247 on May 9, 2001.
The current mission of Butterfly Quest is to provide an online resource of butterfly (lepidopterra) information available to the public. By visiting the www.ButterflyQuest.net you have access to a comprehensive educational program free of charge. Please take a minute and explore the fascinating world of butterflies.
Butterfly Garden Tip:
Include butterfly larval food plants in your garden, along with nectar flowers. Both are essential for the survival of butterflies. Larval host plants include:
- Senna.Cassia (Sulfurs)
- Asciepias sp. (Monarchs & Queens)
- Passiflora sp. (Gulf Fitillary)
- Aristolochia sp. (Pipevine Swallowtail)
- Phyla nodiflora (Buckeye, Phaon Crescent)