iris tenax

As if Henry wasn’t busy enough with horseshoeing and beekeeping, he also does habitat monitoring and restoration work locally as a contractor for the Marys River Watershed Council and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). For the past month or so, he’s been spending a day or two a week counting butterflies, quantifying nectar […]


Toughleaf Iris

May 25, 2011 · 2 comments

Iris tenax We’ve got lots of these little blue/purple irises blooming all over our place and the neighborhood. They are one element of the bouquet of wildflowers that is just starting to brighten up our green landscape. I enjoy them for their beauty, but they have much more to offer.