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The Birds and the Bees (Literally)

It’s not officially fall yet so I won’t even go there; there’s plenty of summer left and I’m going to take full advantage of the warm days and late summer blooms. And there are lots of those to peek at … 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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Ringing it in, Wild Style

Happy New Year from all of us at Wildflower Farm!

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Meadow Month

  Last week I introduced Meadow Month.  For this week and the next three, Miriam and I will be discussing concepts related to meadows: why they’re important, famous meadows, how to have (and personalize) your own,  and hopefully you’ll learn … Continue reading

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A Trio of Insect Discoveries

A while back I wrote a blog about Aldo Leopold and his love for the Silphium family, in particular the Compass Plant.  With its square stem and unbelievable height of 12 feet, the Compass Plant tends to stop onlookers in … Continue reading

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