Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lichen Bluff

Visitors to the Prairie Garden Trust are always surprised to see rocky bluffs and steep hillsides. We call this Lichen Bluff because is is covered with some fabulous lichen. In the background is Hillers Creek valley. I took this picture … Continue reading

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Purple Coneflower

When I think “Prairie” I see Purple Coneflowers. They can be found in small clumps in many locations here at the PGT. Often I find them at the edges of the prairie where there are a few trees.

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Woodland Path

We opened up the edges of the woods to allow more light in. That light allows more flowers to grow. This morning I found a patch of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) blooming along a path at the edge of the … Continue reading

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