Category Archives: prairie plants

1080 Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth Rising

“To every thing there is a season.” The past few years I have been dismayed at how the 1080 Laughing Labyrinth prairie grasses have taken over the seven circuit Classical labyrinth we designed and created in the front yard.  And, … Continue reading

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Sublime Summer Solstice 2014

Began the morning with a quick walk through the Laughing Labyrinth doing the “egg spray patrol”!  Daily rain makes it quite a chore to keep the spray on and prevent the marauding deer from enjoying the labyrinth too much. Come … Continue reading

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Etchings In the Snow

What an enchanting, albeit cold, day in the Laughing Labyrinth!  I am always sad looking out and seeing no fresh footprints there, so out I went, and am I glad I did!  The etchings on the snow caused by wind … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Walk on the Prairie Labyrinth

“O’er all the weary world” awoke me on this grey morning and the lead for the walk materialized. I was happy and excited about the day and knew we would have a fair number of participants in spite of the … Continue reading

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Study in Shades of Grey, White, and Tan

A balmy day by all standards this autumn.  Is it still autumn?  Seems to fall slowly.  In a week we will officially be “winter.”  I invite all comers to join me at Indian Creek Nature Center on December 21st at … Continue reading

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Plants and People and Forbs

This entry is mostly pictures of flowers.  From the upper window of the house the mowed path resembles the flaming chalice of the Unitarian Universalist tradition.  I rather like this unintentional creation.  From either side of the entry way – … Continue reading

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Lapis Lazuli Sky

After class and an errand, I found myself near the Regis Labyrinth, and naturally stopped to walk.  How beautiful is today!  A Henry David Thoreau day. “We shall have no more of these days….” The ordinary pebble I picked up … Continue reading

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