Our prairie is now 2 years old, but we forgot to report on it's first year growth. Maybe it's because we were embarrassed of how it looked. There was so much uncertainty and fear that first year. We planted at the end of May 2017. Right after planting, we had a month and half without … Continue reading Why does a first year prairie look like garbage?
In building the research farm, there have been so many times that I have straight up said "Thank God for the internet!" Unfortunately, there are many times where there are no clear answers and we just have to forge out and try things ourselves. One of those situations has been getting water with a sandpoint … Continue reading A stitch in time saves nine, but sometimes we just have to learn the hard way!
What does Duffy Meadows look like 10 months into its restoration? Let's take a look.... The pasture is gorgeous! The pasture is home to many snakes, turtles, and birds. We cut trails for easy travels. As of July 2017 - it is dominated by purple love grass, yarrow, and milkweed. The height ranges from 1-3 feet tall … Continue reading Seek Adventure and You will Find it