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The butterfly nursery takes shape!

The garden takes shape at the entrance to the Nature Center. (Courtesy of Terri Whaley)
The garden takes shape at the entrance to the Nature Center.
(Courtesy of Terri Whaley)

As you know from Terri and Minnie’s post last spring, we started work on a butterfly nursery specifically designed to attract and nurture monarchs.  Led by Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, and the Native Plant Society, and supported as one of their official demonstration garden projects, we have made terrific progress.  We’ll be ready to welcome monarchs and other springtime visitors.   Gardens that are good for butterflies are also good for other pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds.

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