Monthly Archives: April 2016

Invasion of alien species vs woodland wildflowers

The understory of our native woodlands looked like this:  Until a single garlic mustard plant took root (foreground, white blosoom):  One plant, 10,000 seeds, all viable:  The invasion is swift:  Sadly, one lonely little blossom holds its ground (bottom of … Continue reading

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Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford

At long last, I finished reading this long, long novel. I bought it for the cover and the subject. The historical details are interesting but the title and the prologue are misleading. Real-life people from history show up in the … Continue reading

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Christmas tree eating goats to debut at River Bend

Originally posted on Minnesota Prairie Roots:
WHEN I FIRST READ about goats eating Christmas trees, I was skeptical. But then I watched a video on Goat Dispatch and saw for myself goats devouring these sharp-needled evergreens. This Sunday afternoon, January…

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