LAKE COMO, NJ — Preparing for the butterfly garden’s seasonal “grand opening” next month, the Lake Como Environmental Commission has completed its finishing touches on the specially designed area.

Situated on the banks of Lake Como near the corner of North Boulevard and Main Street, the garden has been well nurtured over the past week by commission members and community volunteers, with help from the borough’s Department of Public Works.

After the garden was cleaned out, weeded and mulched, some 120 butterfly-supporting were planted and rocks that provide resting spots for butterflies were added.

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And now with cooperation from Mother Nature over the next several weeks, the garden should be ready for its “official” opening on Saturday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to noon, when the community is invited to learn more about the garden from commission members.

Of course, the garden can be visited at any time for anyone who wants to come take a look. And that includes any butterflies, of course.


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