Cold Damage in Your Lawn and Landscape?


Lawn Care Tip

Now that the cold is gone, you will start to see the damage that’s been done to your St. Augustine or Zoysia lawn. Pictured is an example of how frost and freezing temperatures can knock back a healthy, lush green St. Augustine lawn.

Here’s what you need to do to help your St. Augustine or Zoysia lawn recover from the effects of our Central Florida winter: Continue reading “Cold Damage in Your Lawn and Landscape?”

7th Annual Christmas Charity Benefit


Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter is proud to host its seventh annual Christmas Charity Benefit, supporting charities in Central Florida.

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from all Christmas Tree and Poinsettias sales in 2017 will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida , Brighter Lipstick, Bigger Earrings, Inc. , HOPE Helps, Inc. , and Redeeming Life Outreach Ministries, Inc.
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The Significance of Releasing Butterflies at a Special Event

Lukas Nursery and Butterfly Encounter, Queen Butterfly, events
Queen butterfly


Weddings, birthdays, graduations and even funerals are important milestones that mark a new chapter in a person’s life. Often, these major events are commemorated with a get-together, food and perhaps photos to document the occasion. However, as time goes by, you may find yourself doing, saying and taking pictures of all the same things. How, then, do you ensure that a special event is memorable and unique? Continue reading “The Significance of Releasing Butterflies at a Special Event”

Caring For Your Lawn During the Summer


Enjoying the yard, Lukas Nursery and Butterfly Encounter

Summer means you can enjoy your favorite activities outdoors again. From hiking to playing in the yard with your family, the warmth and sunlight of the season are the perfect accompaniment for outdoor fun. With the heat and prolonged sun exposure, however, come the responsibilities of yard care. Summer is the perfect time to get outside and ensure your home’s lawn is in tip-top shape and prepared for all the weather conditions to come. Continue reading “Caring For Your Lawn During the Summer”

NEW Spring Arrivals


Giant Pool Floats, Micro Fairy Gardens, Gourmet Teas, Honey and more – the Butterfly Encounter Gift Shop is bursting with new arrivals for spring! See some of our favorites, here.

NEW Travelon Anti-Theft Bags


Available in a variety of styles and designs, featuring – Slash-Resistant Body Panels, Locking Compartments, Slash-Resistant Straps and RFID Blocking Slots and Pockets. See More