Dodge's Back 40 - Blank Park Zoo

Dodge's Back 40

Dodge's Back 40

Sutherland Iowa 51058

Registrant: Dan & Brenda Dodge
Certified: 4/7/14
Type: Rural
Garden Size: Giant (more than 5000 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo", Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Lupine, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed",Native Grasses, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan", Helianthus "Sunflowers"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Buddleja "Butterfly Bush", Echinacea "Coneflower", Veronia "Ironweed"

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:  I do not use insecticides, I have provided basking areas, I have added a nectar feeder or use over-ripe fruit to supplement feeding resources

What inspired you to create your garden?
My husband and I both share a love for conservation, we are looking at more ways to utilize our land to help and protect nature.
 

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