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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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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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Curtis Prairie

For the second installment of meadow month, I thought I’d talk about one of the most famous meadows in North America.  Famous not only because it was such a successful restoration project but also because one of the most famous … Continue reading

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