O’Fallon Parks and Recreation employee Cody Arnold helped unpack more than 2,000 plants that will be used as part of a new prairie wildflower restoration project at Rock Springs Park. The 3-to-5 year goal of the project is to attract Monarch butterflies and bees to the park, along with making the area more attractive with native plants. Some of the plant varieties include, Prairie Dropseed, milkweeds, Purple Prairie clover, Prairie Smoke, Showy Goldenrods, Bergamot, and Smooth Aster. See a gallery of photographs and a video at bnd.com.
O’Fallon Parks and Recreation employee Cody Arnold helped unpack more than 2,000 plants that will be used as part of a new prairie wildflower restoration project at Rock Springs Park. The 3-to-5 year goal of the project is to attract Monarch butterflies and bees to the park, along with making the area more attractive with native plants. Some of the plant varieties include, Prairie Dropseed, milkweeds, Purple Prairie clover, Prairie Smoke, Showy Goldenrods, Bergamot, and Smooth Aster. See a gallery of photographs and a video at bnd.com. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com
O’Fallon Parks and Recreation employee Cody Arnold helped unpack more than 2,000 plants that will be used as part of a new prairie wildflower restoration project at Rock Springs Park. The 3-to-5 year goal of the project is to attract Monarch butterflies and bees to the park, along with making the area more attractive with native plants. Some of the plant varieties include, Prairie Dropseed, milkweeds, Purple Prairie clover, Prairie Smoke, Showy Goldenrods, Bergamot, and Smooth Aster. See a gallery of photographs and a video at bnd.com. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com