The Little Prairie Patch - Blank Park Zoo

The Little Prairie Patch

The Little Prairie Patch

Altoona, Iowa 50009

Registrant: Jessie Brown
Certified: 4/18/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Small (less than 200 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed"

Nectar Plants:
Liatris "Blazing Star", Bottle gentian, Great blue lobelia, Purple prairie clover, Columbine, Prairie phlox, Jacob's ladder Hepatica Prairie coreopsis

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides

What inspired you to create your garden?
We chose native plants for their beauty, low maintenance, ability to withstand Iowa's crazy weather, ability to drain stormwater and for attracting pollinators and hummingbirds.

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