Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Admission: $12 Adults, $7 Child. The Zoo will be closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. The Zoo will close at 1:30 pm on December 18
Des Moines, IA 50310
Registrant: Karen Viste-Sparkman
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)
Native Grasses,Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan",Viola "Violets", Burr oak, Black cherry
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.