Heidi's Bee & Butterfly Spa - Blank Park Zoo

Heidi's Bee & Butterfly Spa

Heidi's Bee & Butterfly Spa

Johnston, IA 50131

Registrant: Heidi Kroner
Certified: 4/7/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Baptisia "False Indigo", Ceanothus Americanus "New Jersey Tea", Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Buddleja "Butterfly Bush", Echinacea "Coneflower", Veronia "Ironweed", Iris, hostas, lily of the valley, wild geranium, wild flox

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides, I use natural compost for fertilization

What inspired you to create your garden?
Want bees and butterflies to survive. Have an interest in cultivating native plants. Also, saves money since I have a really large area and I can't afford to purchase the quantity of perenials needed.
 

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