Prairie Burn

Farmers specializing in native grasses burn off last year's stubble every spring, killing all the weeds and invasive species that invaded the field during last year's growing season. This allows a fresh start for the new crop of native grass, providing an almost pure product of grass seed. Thought for the Day: No road is … Continue reading Prairie Burn

Weeds

I have a yardstick nailed to the wall, and every July 4th I mark the height of each of the eight grandkids.  Its been going on now since 2002, probably one of our best family traditions; definitely my favorite anyway. In the summer of 2002, there were only three to measure; they were too young at … Continue reading Weeds