Open Day at the Butterfly Nectar garden, Prinknash Abbey

Sunday 21/07/13 00:00

Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham

The butterfly nectar garden in the old monastery garden at Prinknash Abbey will be open from 12 - 4pm. The garden has many different garden plants chosen to attract butterflies, bees and other insects.
The garden has been created by the Gloucestershire branch of Butterfly Conservation to showcase the different types of plants that attract butterflies, bees and other insects. There are over 100 different species of plants, including perennials, annuals and shrubs. The garden is attractivce and colourful as well as being beneficial to insects. The garden will be open from 12 noon until 4pm and members of Butterfly Conservation will be on hand to chat about the plants and the butterflies. This open day coincides with the start of the Big Butterfly Count when the public are invited to count butterflies in a sunny spot for 15 minutes