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So not Las Vegas

In the light of a late autumn day, stillness is broken only by the occasional nuthatch, woodpecker or squirrel as I walk along the creek. This is the antithesis of the recent conference in Las Vegas that Henry and I … Continue reading

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Smoothing Ground the Cedar Way

The speed of creating an opening and sculpting the edge between the woods and prairie was amazing! In just a few days, David Perrey removed trees and placed them for Bill Wilson to trim and haul away. A few scattered … Continue reading

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Strawberry Bush Surprise

Seeing a new, colorful plant appear—especially when it’s a native one—adds a happy surprise to an everyday walk. Although I’m sure we’ve passed the small plant for a year or two most days, we hadn’t  noticed it until the seedpods … Continue reading

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Building a Strong Foundation for a Nature Garden

We had great news last week that the Prairie Garden Trust (Prairie Gardens Charitable Foundation), was approved as a 501 (c)3, tax-exempt organization. The Board is composed of myself (Lorna Domke), Henry Domke and Willis Marshall. Technically, the land is … Continue reading

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