Into the Deep Freeze




Today’s post contains a few more ice-covered plants in my rural Missouri landscape: Several years ago, I planted quite a few Fragrant Sumac shrubs, a plant that a lot of the wildlife love. As with many other plants, our warm winter has caused buds to appear on these plants: One of the most interesting plants […]

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A Love-Hate Relationship




Fall colors are beginning to peak around the area. A few days ago, while hiking the nearby natural prairie, fall was extremely evident as the Sumac are exhibiting their brilliant red colors right now: And even the sumac berries are festive with fall colors: Why the love-hate relationship with these beauties? From a love standpoint, […]

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Fall Colors on the Prairie




(This post originally published in October 2010) Here are a few images I recently took in the Prairie Meadow, exhibiting the fall colors that are now upon us. The first image is a sunflower that is covered with the early morning frost:   The meadow is covered with Smooth Sumac that is now showing their […]

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A Wonderful Prairie Meadow Outing




(This post originally published in September 2010) Yesterday morning, I spent several hours in my nearby prairie meadow. I had been avoiding this area for the past couple of weeks as deer season (archery) opened up on September 15 and this area is open for hunting. Besides, I know this area is hunted in season […]

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