Lessons Learned at the Prairie – Year 22

Lessons learned at the prairie: 
” Nature can balance the rough places inside you.”

Cup Plant
The leaves of the plant form a “cup” that birds and insects drink from.


Lessons  learned at the Prairie:
“Let the beauty go deep into your bones”.

Pale Coneflower

Lessons learned at the Prairie:
“Do as much as you can to help the prairie thrive, but remember your limitations.”

Mountain Mint
An August favorite of my types of pollinators.

Lessons learned at the Prairie:
“Be appreciative of the life that is around you”.

Queen of the Prairie
A wetland plant in the rose family with beautifully scented flowers.

Lessons learned at the Prairie:
” Life is so much better when your hands are digging in the Earth.”

Rattlesnake Master
A favorite of pollinators in July. The plant is a a northern type of agave .

Lessons learned at the Prairie:
Respect the weeds, they are teachers too.
(vetch, thistle, canada anemone, and European Spurge).

Lessons learned at the prairie:
“Say “good morning” to the plants and to the people walking by on the trail”.

Butterflyweed

Lessons learned at the Prairie:¬† “Work with others whom you care about.”

Friends of the Prairie
22 years later

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