Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Dreary Day – Best for Planting

After an active morning rescuing plants from an area to be developed and potting them for the Mother Nature’s Market at Indian Creek Nature Center, Mary W. and I dug up ginger and lilies and something like a Solomon Seal … Continue reading

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Plants Appear

Even though winter has been reluctant to let go and spring has shown little interest in courting our favor, the seasons are changing.  Life is stirring, days are longer, the soil is warmer, the rains less like snow – well … Continue reading

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Waiting Through Winter

We didn’t exactly “wait” through the winter.  Nancy tromped a snow path at Christmas and I embellished it in January and early February using my trusty seven-circuit map. Rich ordered prairie and edge seeds to complement the seed we had … Continue reading

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Next Steps or Digs

Well, fall 2010 was the time to label plants as I fought advancing autumn, drought which makes it hard on the plants and on me since digging the ground which is clayish and almost cement when dry. Oh, my back…shoulder…knees…fingers….poor … Continue reading

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So We Begin

“1080.  That’s three revolutions,” stated Richard matter-of-factly of our house number.  He always offers a new and refreshing perspective to the world.  And,  I knew that he, as a mathematician, was the “go-to” guy to help create the labyrinth out … Continue reading

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