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  • Butterfly Season Approaches

    Butterfly season begins in May. Until then, visit our facility during our pre-season, or check our events page for upcoming weekend workshops, including monarch preservation, pollinator habitat cultivation, beneficial insects, floral arranging, and more!

  • Say it with Butterflies!

    Unique jewelry and gifts, crafted using ethically-sourced insects by artists around the United States. Now you can shop Idlewild online!

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  • Butterflies are Only the Beginning!

    Visit our insectarium to see all the other creatures we have to offer. Our USDA-certified facility houses worldly species that are sure to amaze. We can’t sell them, but we can let you hold them!

News and Announcements

IdleWeb Newsletter: April Updates

The latest installment of our newsletter is now available!

Five Days a Week, Plant Sales, and More!

We are busy as bees here at Idlewild as we are rapidly heading into butterfly season. Our first shipments of plants have arrived, specially selected... more »

Entomology Solutions

Our sister business Entomology Solutions specializes in high quality beneficial organisms for insecticide-free pest control for home garden, greenhouse/nursery, and farm. Let us solve your pest problems with bugs, not drugs!