[To see photos and stories of this prairie in other years, go to the links on the main Buffalo Ridge Prairie page.]
This year we tried a mowing experiment. The northern part of this prairie has gotten very grassy, with big patches of non-native bluegrass. We tried mowing one of these areas in late August to see if that would make a difference. I added small amounts of prairie seeds in the mowed area.
7/15/2015 Monarda and Oxeye
7/15/2015 Yellow Coneflower
9/12/2015 The mowed area