Register for several events

Establish a Monarch Garden

Saturday, June 03, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wetherby Park Edible Forest | directions

Monarch populations are in jeopardy. Support your winged friends by joining the community to establish a large monarch garden at the Wetherby Park Edible Forest.

You will learn how to properly establish plants that attract monarchs and create habitat for them.

Join us any time: a quick 15-minute tour or the full 2 hour learning opportunity.

Free Stuff

Free stuff will be available to all attendees.

  • Seed packets of popular monarch flowers
  • Handouts about designing and establishing monarch gardens
  • Yummy snacks provided by New Pioneer Food Co-op


The class is held at the Wetherby Park Edible Forest, 2400 Taylor Drive, Iowa City. 


There is no fee for this class and registration is optional.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website. 

What to Bring

Girls wateringPlease wear standard gardening attire such as boots, jeans and gloves. If available, please also bring trowels, shovels and steel rakes labeled with your name.

Growing Hope Event Series

This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.

Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.

Sponsors and Partners

Thank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationCommunity Foundation of Johnson CountyIowa Department of AgricultureNew PioneerPrairie Moon NurseryPrairie Nursery