Baumann Prairie Garden - Blank Park Zoo

Baumann Prairie Garden

Baumann Prairie Garden


Registrant: Matt Baumann
Certified: 4/21/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Extra Large (1000-4999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo", Ceanothus Americanus "New Jersey Tea", Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan", Viola "Violets", Variety of native prairie plants not listed here

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Solidagao "Goldenrod", Zinnia, Variety of native prairie plants.

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides, I use natural compost for fertilization, I have provided basking areas, I will provide over-wintering cover

In process of establishing native prairie plantings in my yard with emphasis on milkweed and nectar sources.

What inspired you to create your garden?
Decline of monarch butterflies and other pollinators.

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