Monthly Archives: August 2012

close encounters of the bird kind

First I almost get hit in the head by a hummingbird, then just now we walked under the apple tree and I almost got beaned by this creature as it flew off into the cottonwood. Scared the dog, too. In … Continue reading

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the soak test

Do try this at home. Half a dozen plants of little bluestem (Schizachyrium┬áscoparium), planted last year, still not established, and wilting from drought. The plants will be left in dish pans full of water for a day or so to … Continue reading

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