Jordan's Butterfly-tastic Garden - Blank Park Zoo

Jordan's Butterfly-tastic Garden

Jordan's Butterfly-tastic Garden

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Registrant: Marc, Danielle & Jordan McKechnie
Certified: 5/5/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Small (less than 200 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Viola "Violets"

Nectar Plants:
Zinnia

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

We also have several varieties of tomoatoes & green/red/sweet pepper plants

What inspired you to create your garden?
We plant every year, Jordan's interest in butterflies of all types inspired us this year.

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