Butterfly Garden at Blackshear Elementary

Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy assigned a group of first and second grade teachers to a Monarch Team to create an outdoor learning space for the students. Kasey Kirk, a special education teacher at the east Austin school reached out for volunteers to help with a new butterfly garden. In order to qualify for a grant to fund the materials, the garden had to follow these parameters: -Create a to-scale base map of the proposed area -300 square foot area -Plants to be native to Austin -Mulched​ -Install garden by November to support Monarch migration -2 year maintenance plan I offered to render the base map, design the planting plan, create a budget, and lead the installation. Some pa

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