Tag Archives: Seabourne Butterfly Garden
Visitors to Seabourne Creek Nature Park had the opportunity to plant a prairie grass plant, tour 2 gardens, discuss prairie birds, and take a walk on trails and around lakes on Earth Day. Texas Master Naturalists from the Gulf Coast Prairie group were on hand at various stations in the park.
Seabourne Creek Nature Park Gardens – Preparing for visitors at Earth Day Celebration on April 22, 2019. Butterfly Garden TMN-MG Linda has had a few volunteers each Wednesday workday, some Master Naturalists and some volunteers from a Rosenberg church, who also pick up trash in the park. Fire ant mounds have been individually treated, weeding has been worked on. Pergola is finished. Photos follow. http:// Prairie Demo Garden Some plots are in the process of being reworked or renamed. Brochures are out and signs are up. Photos follow. http://… Read More →
In February, the Butterfly Garden was pruned by TXMN Linda R., with help from TXMNs Bert S. and Christine E. Demo Garden had some plots reworked; the Mardi Gras garden will become a Pocket Prairie. TMNs bumped up Switch Grass, Selfheal, and Rosin Weed, for future planting in the prairie.
The Butterfly and Demo Gardens are mostly resting these months. Here is an update for the Butterfly Garden from Master Naturalist/Gardener Linda: Construction of a pergola for an Eagle Scout’s Project has begun! There is a plan to completely rework the irrigation setup. I am hoping to add some new volunteers from the new Master Naturalist class. I plan to ask members to donate butterfly-attracting plants that have grown well for them and may need to be thinned. Donating their plants may encourage more members to do… Read More →
Volunteers maintained both the Butterfly and Prairie Demo Gardens at Seabourne.