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, Iowa, 50312
Registrant: Christine Page
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)
Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Penstemon, Turtlehead
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Lantana, Gallardia Nine Bark Rose of Sharon Lavender
Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I use natural compost for fertilization
Deer visit my garden so I have selected plants that are deer-resistant while attracting butterflies. I will add to the plant collection.
What inspired you to create your garden?
I have attracted hummingbirds and butterflies to my garden and want to do more to help our pollinators.