King’s Highway Daughters of the American Revolution of Bastrop, a chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution — a women’s service organization dedicated to promoting preservation, education, patriotism — planted a butterfly garden at the historical Kerr Community Center.

The Conservation Committee is an important component of NSDAR and Joan Bohls, regent of King’s Highway DAR, said when she was installed: “Nothing is as patriotic as caring for the land our ancestors fought on and for.”

Over the summer many members donated money for the garden and in October most of the plants were planted. Sandra Kellog, vice regent of the King’s Highway DAR who is a professional landscape designer, designed the garden and choose the plants which included antique roses, Indian Hawthorn, Esperanza, Turk’s Cap, Lantana, Butterfly Weed, Bee Balm, Day Lilies, Gallardia, Coreopsis, Mealy Blue Sage.