Monarch Meadows - Blank Park Zoo

Monarch Meadows

Monarch Meadows

Waukee, IA

Registrant: Wyatt, Abby, Griffin & Sam
Certified: 5/13/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Small (less than 200 square feet)

Garden Detail

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

Nectar Plants:
Liatris "Blazing Star", Zinnia, coreopsis

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides,I use natural compost for fertilization,I have provided basking areas,I have added a nectar feeder or use over-ripe fruit to supplement feeding resources

What inspired you to create your garden?
Watching the butterfly life cycle and reading books


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