Bird Song Garden of Eden - Blank Park Zoo

Bird Song Garden of Eden

Bird Song Garden of Eden

Des Moines, Iowa, 50312

Registrant: Margo Hutcheson
Certified: 5/27/14
Type: Urban
Garden Size: Extra Large (1000-4999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo", Ceanothus Americanus "New Jersey Tea",Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley,Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Penstemon, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan",Viola "Violets"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Cosmos, Solidagao "Goldenrod", Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed", Lantana, Rosa "Rugosa Rose", Zinnia

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

What inspired you to create your garden?
A love of butterflies, bees, flowering plants, fragrant gardens

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