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Individual butterfly gardens dot countryside on personal land

By Linda Waggener

Monarch Butterfly Station news made headlines when the Adair County Public Library partnered with the Garden Club to install little gardens at the back of the building to offer food and rest to Monarchs traveling by.

Comments around the new gardens included an article by Joyce Coomer who wrote about her personal butterfly station on her very special piece of Adair County. In case you missed it, here's a link to the story which included this fun note, "I call my butterfly garden 'the pasture.' Greg says it's a mess..."




This story was posted on 2018-05-16 08:01:32
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Blue Star a sign of food and rest stop on Monarch route



2018-05-16 - Downtown Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener, columbiamagazine.com.
Blue Star (Amsonia tabernaemontana) is looking good in the little garden at the Adair Public Library. It is part of the Monarch Butterfly Station put in by the Adair County Garden Club in 2016. The Monarch rest and food stations were developed in two gardens on the back side of the building. The sign, if the butterflies get close enough to read it, states that it is theirs for the using. Two more stations have been developed since then. - LW

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