Zilker Botanical Garden

Addendum to March 2010 issue—


The Doug Blachly Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

Jack French, a PARD landscape technician with the Zilker Botanical Garden for the last three years, is responsible for upgrading and maintaining the Doug Blachly Butterfly Garden and Trail that began in 1989. During the last two years, the original butterfly garden has been in the process of revitalization and enhancement with much invasive Japanese Ligustrum removal in many areas, native tree trimming to improve form and allow more light, irrigation work to improve function, and rock retaining walls built for two of the large beds on the trail.

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