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Oh Happy Day !!

Oh Happy Day! Fall is a complicated time emotionally for most of us. Autumn begins with the upbeat excitement of new beginnings; that start-of–the-school-year feeling mingled with the crisp air and colour explosions of autumn. Then, a certain darkness descends. … Continue reading

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My Wildly Floriferous Life

This morning is a great example of my insanely beautiful life here at the pollinators’ paradise we call Wildflower Farm. Just yesterday on Facebook, one of Wildflower Farm’s loyal friends asked “What’s in bloom right now at the Farm?”  How … Continue reading

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Let’s Go, Pollinators

  It has been a whirlwind of activity in the gardens these past few days.  As a lover of “creepy crawlies”, I don’t think my camera has had more than five minutes rest this week.  Even at night, I am … Continue reading

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It’s SOW Not Too Late to Seed Wildflowers!!

  Each and every spring folks tend to panic. Our office is flooded with frantic phone calls and emails. “Am I too late? ” they ask. “Will I be wasting my time and money starting wildflowers now?”  Our answer???  “It’s SOW not too late … Continue reading

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Milkweed and Mimicry

There are certain issues that need to be talked about, shared, and really drilled into people’s minds.  I, however, am getting tired of addressing this issue.  Not because it’s not important, but because it’s so important that everyone should know, … Continue reading

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That Big Bogus Bag of “Wildflower” Seeds

Confessions of a Wildflower Expert……. When I first started growing wildflowers some 30 years ago I was clueless and made lots of mistakes. Back then no one talked about pollinators or growing food locally. Monarchs were taken for granted and … Continue reading

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