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Page Park

Page Park

Des Moines, Iowa, 50312

Registrant: Christine Page
Certified: 7/22/14
Type: Urban
Garden Size: Large (500-999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Penstemon, Turtlehead

Nectar Plants:
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.

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