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Field Day

Hooray, it’s that time of year again! Time to burn the prairie and mow down the old dry grass to open up the way for new green shoots to feel the spring sunshine. We divide up our prairie fields into … Continue reading

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The Charred Fields of Bluestem Pond

We were surprised this weekend to get a call from our local prairie seed provider (Native Connections) that he could take the small window of opportunity and come to burn off our fields after all.  We had given up due … Continue reading

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The “Prescribed Burn”

Way in 2009, we got started planning Bluestem Pond Farm.  If you read my early post about planting the field in prairie grasses and wildflowers, you know that we took our best guess at where the pond and house would one … Continue reading

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