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Name the Flower Bookmark

Name the Flower
This plant is a favorite of the sulphur butterfly caterpillar! When the butterfly emerges from its cocoon, it will either be yellow or green depending on whether it ate the flowers or the leaves of the host plant! Do you know what the host plant is?

Mercer Announces Tropical Garden Reopening Bookmark

Mercer Announces Tropical Garden Reopening
Although the garden required work after last year's flood, plans to update the garden actually began six years ago. The garden’s redevelopment wasn’t just sparked by last year’s flood. Plans to update the garden actually began six years ago. “The garden needed wider paths to meet ADA standards, along with other improvements,” said Jeff Heilers, Mercer’s horticulture operations manager. “We thought as long as we were making the updates, we should also incorporate another photo

Pollinator Festival and Fall Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens Bookmark

Pollinator Festival and Fall Plant Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens
Support local and migrating pollinators in your community while adding color to your fall landscape! Discover caterpillar- and butterfly-host plants during Mercer’s Pollinator Festival and Fall Plant Sale Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the East Side Gardens. These plants not only provide a critical food source for bees and butterflies, they also add beauty to the landscape. Be on the lookout for these pollinator favorites at the plant sale: • Showy Milkweed