Monthly Archives: April 2016

Spring Clean-up

Great volunteers hand cut any remaining tops after the burn in March;  it turned out to be a big load with the long canes of giant miscanthus that did not get burned. Thank heavens we could move it off to … Continue reading

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Penn sedge first to flower in spring

Yellow tufts of anthers are out now on Carex pensylvanica, one of the first graminoids to flower in Minnesota; I saw the first flowers on April 15, 2016.

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Who is Cutting Your Grass this Spring?

Not everyone is burning their grasses. The High Line folks in NYC have really pushed the envelope in using alpacas to help with the spring clean up!

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