Thursday, July 28, 2011
Meadow, Part I
Now that the meadow has been cleared of autumn olive, its main botanical residents are grasses, milkweed and beautiful, persistent clumps of alfalfa from back when it was a hayfield--which was before it was a cornfield! That's what I mean by 'persistent.' I seeded one corner of the meadow with wildflowers and native grasses, and there the daisies are floating on the surface like fallen leaves on a pond, and the coneflowers are coming on, but I'll save that corner for another day.