Daly Gardens - Blank Park Zoo

Daly Gardens

Daly Gardens

Iowa City, IA 52245

Registrant: Dan Daly
Certified: 4/9/14
Type: Urban
Garden Size: Giant (more than 5000 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Asters, Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Penstemon, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan", Viola "Violets"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Buddleja "Butterfly Bush", Echinacea "Coneflower", Veronia "Ironweed", Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed"

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:  do not use insecticides,I use natural compost for fertilization,I have added the following pollinator-friendly features to my garden (e.g., fruit feeders, bee nesting boxes, ect.,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


 

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