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Greenhouse in July

I had to laugh when I was at the Walker Sculpture Garden in Minneapolis and saw this sign. I am used to prairies and how long they take, but on this hot day in late June I was still surprised … Continue reading

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First Signs of Plug Life

Prairie plants are not at all like vegetables. Vegetables need so much care and are so varied in the way they prefer to grow. Just ask my pepper and tomato plants, newly transplanted but brought back inside for one last … Continue reading

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Prairie Walk

Sometimes you just have to let the prairie speak for itself. The lupine spreads every year, and the milkweed does, too. I saw my first Monarch butterfly from my window Sunday, and one today but couldn’t catch it with my … Continue reading

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The First Prairie Flower

It’s always a great day when the lupine assert themselves in the greenery of the prairie. And it’s always a surprise. There in a field of flowers that still seem to just be getting started is a cluster of bright … Continue reading

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