This post is a little out of date because we were up at Prairie Mountain about a month ago. Yesterday, we actually made a second seed collecting expedition up there, which has prompted me to get my act together and publish these photos and anecdotes. We almost never go on “real” vacations (mostly because our […]


The following are a few of the native wildflowers that have been blooming on our property in the last couple weeks. The common and scientific names were identified by my husband who knew them off the top of his head because he’s that kind of genius/nerd. I have to admit that I only knew three […]