How to permanently improve your sandy soil and grow amazing plants!
What is the best way to help out struggling bees and pollinators? If you aren’t a gardener or don’t have a yard, how can you help?? As beekeepers, we have an inside view on the needs of pollinators and we’ve boiled it down to 3 easy things that everyone can do to impact our pollinators. … Continue reading How you can help #savebees
Once upon a time, we actively tore out "invasive" plants. We participated as volunteers with our local soil water conservation district and with our parks department. We thought we were doing a good thing....and maybe we were....sometimes. But after a few years of helping to rid Minnesota of invasive plants, we started to realize that … Continue reading The Truth about Native and Invasive Plants
Diversity is essential to long term prairie success. At Duffy Meadows, we have 48 species seeded into our native prairie. Instead of looking at a long list of latin names, I decided to create a photo guide for identifying these prairie plants. Below are the guides to the plants we seeded in 2016 and the … Continue reading Native Prairie Diversity