BJ's Butterfly Garden - Blank Park Zoo

BJ's Butterfly Garden

BJ's Butterfly Garden

Ankeny, Iowa 50021

Registrant: Beverly Frye
Certified: 5/27/14
Type: Urban
Garden Size: Small (less than 200 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Alcea "Hollyhock", Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo" ,Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan"

Nectar Plants:
Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Buddleia

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides, I have added a nectar feeder or use over-ripe fruit to supplement feeding resources ,I  have added the following pollinator-friendly features to my garden (e.g., fruit feeders, bee nesting boxes, ect.), hummingbird feeders. butterfly house. glass fruit feeders.

What inspired you to create your garden?
Butterflies of course!!

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