Garden Registration - Blank Park Zoo

Garden Registration


Plant.Grow.Fly. - c/o Blank Park Zoo - 7401 SW 9th St - Des Moines, IA 50315 - 515-285-4722 -

Register Your Garden
The information below will be added to the Plant.Grow.Fly. registry on

* denotes a required field.
Date: *
Your Name(s): *
Garden Name ( Bee Creative!): *
Garden City, State, Zip Code: *
Garden Type: *
Garden Location: *
Home Community Garden / Park Farm
Golf Course Business Nature Center
Place of Worship Retirement Home School
Zoo Other  
If Other Please Specify:  
Garden Size: *
Flowerpot / Window Box Small (less than 200 square feet)
Medium (200-499 square feet) Large (500-999 square feet)
Extra Large (1000-4999 square feet) Giant (more than 5000 square feet)
Host & Nectar Plants

You must have at least one host plant and one nectar plant from our designated list in your garden to be registered with Plant.Grow.Fly. If you live outside the Upper Midwest, please list your plant species in the space provided below.

Host Plants: *
Check all that are present in your garden  
Alcea "Hollyhock"
Antennaria "Pussy Toes"
Baptisia "False Indigo"
Ceanothus Americanus "New Jersey Tea"
Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley
Lespendeza "Bush Clover"
Linaria "Butter and Eggs" "Toadflax"
Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed"
Native Grasses
Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan"
Helianthus "Sunflowers"
Viola "Violets"
If Other Please List:  
Nectar Plants: *
Check all that are present in your garden  
Monarda "Bee Balm"
Liatris "Blazing Star"
Echinacea "Coneflower"
Solidagao "Goldenrod"
Veronia "Ironweed"
Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed"
Rosa "Rugosa Rose"
If Other Please List:  
Other Pollinator-Friendly Practices

Please indicate which actions you have taken (or will take) to maintain your garden.

Please indicate which actions you have taken (or will take) to maintain your garden:  
Check all that apply  
I have provided basking areas
I will provide over-wintering cover
I have added a nectar feeder or use over-ripe fruit to supplement feeding resources
I do not use insecticides
I use natural compost for fertilization
I have provided mineral salts
If you have additional features, please list:  
What inspired you to create your garden?:  
How did you hear about Plant.Grow.Fly.?:  
Did another organization encourage you to register this garden? If so, please name the organization.:  
Contact Information

For Blank Park Zoo use only

Contact Name: *
Organization (if applicable):  
Address (certificate and other materials will be sent here): *
City, State/Province, Zip/Potal Code: *
Telephone (Please include your area code): *
Email Address: *
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