Hope - Blank Park Zoo

Hope

Hope

West Des Moines, Ia 50265

Registrant: Linda Wilkinson
Certified: 6/18/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo", Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Lupine, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed"

Nectar Plants:
Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Lantana, Zinnia, Mexican sunflower

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides,I have provided basking areas

What inspired you to create your garden?
I love to see the monarchs in the fall. We have raised a caterpillar and released it to Mexico.

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