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Spring comes to the prairie…

Spring has finally arrived, at least in Southern Wisconsin. (Northern Wisconsin just received 12-18 inches of snow.) It took a while to get here. The snow kept hanging on. Last year spring was here before we could even register that … Continue reading

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Now the party can begin…

I’ve been watching for them all week and then this morning I spotted them. The pasque flowers were up and blooming! Pasque flowers are one of our earliest and most spectacular native spring flowers. They are found in dry, rocky, … Continue reading

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Imperfections…

Often we are looking for perfection. The perfect time to buy a new car, repair the water heater, the perfect photo, the perfect flower to photograph. Reality is perfection is hard to find and flowers are ethereal. A tree may … Continue reading

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The wait is over…

One of the things I watch for in early spring are pasque flowers. Today they are flowering. Pasque flowers are one of the earliest and most dramatic spring flower. They are found most commonly in dry, rocky or gravelly prairies. … Continue reading

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