Peace in My Garden - Blank Park Zoo

Peace in My Garden

Peace in My Garden

Altoona, IA 50009

Registrant: Paula Winslow
Certified: 4/21/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Extra Large (1000-4999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Alcea "Hollyhock", Asters, Baptisia "False Indigo", Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Linaria "Butter and Eggs" "Toadflax", Lupine, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan", Helianthus "Sunflowers", Viola "Violets"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Cosmos,Solidagao "Goldenrod", Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed", Lantana, 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?
The love of being outdoors and a friend to Nature. I have grown native forbs and grasses for several years and I am amazed on the life it brings to my garden!

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