Peoria Zoo BEEP Garden - Blank Park Zoo

Peoria Zoo BEEP Garden

Peoria Zoo BEEP Garden

Peoria IL 61603

Registrant: Katie Carlson, Alyssa Brienen, Doug Holmes, Meghan Bohn, Jessica Slater
Certified: 6/9/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Medium (200-499 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Herbs - Dill, Fennel, or Curly Parsley

Nectar Plants:
Echinacea "Coneflower"

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?The BEEP garden grows food and herbs for enrichment for the Peoria Zoo's animal collection. It was easy to incorporate host and nectar plants for pollinators into our existing plan

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