Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Wildlife
Participants
3
Hours
40
People Served
3

What is your wish for this project?

In 2016 we planted a variety of native plants on our property. We did so to not only reduce invasive species but also to increase our property's wildlife value to pollinators, birds and mammals. In July we learned there is a protected Regal Fritillary habitat less than ten miles from our property....read more

How did it go?

We are really excited to have almost 'officially' completed our project. As of today (May 5, 2017) we have removed sod, amended the soil and planted 15 plants in a circular butterfly garden. We have included Aromatic Aster, Common Blue Violets, Bee Balm, Tall White Beard-tongue, St. John's Wort, Cinquefoil, Anise Hyssop, Culver's Root, Black Eyed Susan, Echinacea, Hairy Beardtongue, Wormwood, and Salvia. In addition, we have added more asters and milkweed to our native plant ...read more