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How do we conserve butterflies in their various habitats? One way is a butterfly garen. This supplementary volume, a colourful companion to A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Lebanon and the Middle East, defines the concept of butterfly gardening and its environmental applications in Lebanon. The first part of this book introduces this ecologically friendly and nature conserving method of gardening, delineating the architectural principles of garden design and development, and answering questions pertaining to site requirements, the kinds of plants to choose from, and how to attract and maintain the presence of butterflies. The second part is a highly illustrated field manual and herbarium of the butterflies in Lebanon and their host and nectar source plants. Considering the number of threatened butterfly species in the region and the fragile conditions of the environment, this bok is undoubtedly a resource for lepidopterists, gardeners, and laypeople, and a guide to allfresco conservation work in Lebanon.