Hillcrest Oaks - Blank Park Zoo

Hillcrest Oaks

Hillcrest Oaks

Des Moines, IA 50310

Registrant: Karen Viste-Sparkman
Certified: 6/2/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Native Grasses,Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan",Viola "Violets", Burr oak, Black cherry

Nectar Plants:
Solidagao "Goldenrod",Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed", White snakeroot, Flowering quince, Trout lily

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?
Concern for the fate of pollinators and the enjoyment of watching and attracting birds, butterflies, bees, and other insects in my yard. I got interested in gardening in order to attract wildlife.

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