Gardening for Butterflies

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  • Photo courtesy of BCAS Don Torino, President of the Bergen County Audubon Society, will teach ways to create a landscape that welcomes birds and butterflies into the garden in an indoor photo presentation on Gardening for Butterflies on Sunday, June 29 at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden.

NJBG will host Gardening for Butterflies at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden on Sunday, June 29 at 1 p.m.

Don Torino, president of the Bergen County Audubon Society, will offer an indoor photo presentation in which participants will learn how to attract butterflies to their backyard, how to help the Monarch Butterfly, and why creating butterfly habitat creates a healthy environment for everyone.

This program is free and will be held indoors at the Carriage House Visitor Center in the New Jersey State Botanical Garden, Morris Road, Ringwood State Park, Ringwood.

The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands, which appears on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places, is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. Admission to the Garden is always free. $5 per car parking fee on summer weekends and holidays; summer weekday parking is free. Parking is also free in the fall, winter and spring.

For an event schedule, membership brochure, directions or more information, call 973-962-9534 or visit

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