We had some very warm weather – in the 80sF – early in April, then it was cool and cloudy for weeks, and now the warm days are back. Everything is very dry – we had a little rain yesterday but not enough. Continue reading
Spring is here….we’ve had a few snowy storms, but this month has brought mostly warm sunny days. Continue reading
We’ve had a lot of very cold weather this month – like the rest of the Midwest. The lowest temperature we saw on our thermometers was -29F one frosty morning. Continue reading
It’s been a beautiful winter so far. We’ve had enough new snow to keep it looking white and fresh, but not so much that we can’t easily walk up the hills. Right now there’s about 6 inches on the ground, just enough to give us plenty of exercise when we walk. Continue reading
Winter, with snow and cold temperatures, has finally arrived. Continue reading
We’ve had little bits of snow in the last few weeks, but it has all melted quickly. Mostly we’ve had sun and wind with brown fields and dark trees. Continue reading
It’s been a wonderful fall – lots of sunshine and gorgeous leaf colors everywhere. Then winter arrived – abruptly – about a week ago. Suddenly the leaves are brown and it snows or rains every day or two. Still beautiful, but a lot more subtle.
It’s fall now, with spectacular leaf colors and fall flowers. Continue reading
It’s been a hot, sunny, dry month. Finally, in the last few days, we’ve gotten a little rain and the plants don’t crunch under our feet as much. Fall flowers are blooming and the leaves of the prairie grasses are changing to their fall colors.
It’s been a month of mostly sunny warm days so summer flowers are everywhere.
This is one of our planted prairies with Oxeye, Yellow Coneflower, Mountain Mint and Culver’s Root. Continue reading