June is the “jumble season” at the farm. The orderly emergence of spring vegetation gives way to an unruly mess … Continue reading June Photo Tour of Clark Haven, 2020
I was idly thinking, as I listened to the Cicadas singing this week, that it was time for some serious … Continue reading Summer of the Dragons?
The first time I saw a caterpillar like this on one of my milkweeds it was the last day of … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected
Prairie Gaillardia, a summer superstar! People ask me all the time which plants are my favorites. They have reasons for … Continue reading On My List!
I see: A pair of Ostriches doing a tango A winged alien with its eyes atop stalks–like a crab’s eyes … Continue reading Something from Nothing #1
We’re running a wildlife refuge and expected there would be snakes. For the most part, that’s fine. And, because this … Continue reading Snakes Aloft, Snakes Afoot
Sometimes there’s a lot going on in one square inch. Of course if you are standing in the middle of … Continue reading One Square Inch
I spent a few hours roaming our little refuge today, and I was delighted to find some native Butterflyweed, Asclepias … Continue reading Butterflyweed? Don’t Tell That to the Bees!
I see new bee. Continue reading E D B D Bees
When I was a kid, I lived in a place without Chiggers, Fire Ants and scorpions, where moss grew freely … Continue reading Wood Gazing