Baltimore Oriole sitting by me
Don't you love my colors
Many do you see.
Such small seeds for such huge trees
Nope, no fairy underneath. I thought I heard whispers and giggles. The Burr Oak acorn tops make good hats I have heard.
Round-headed Bush Clover
Baby losing it's spots shedding it's fur.
You can see the difference from the fire break between these two plots, the shorter side was burnt last year. Burning every three years replenishes the prairie as grazers and random fires did years ago. Native Americans often burnt areas to bring in the grazers as a food source. Buffalo only eat down to about six inches from the ground. The stubble tickles their nose so they go into greener pastures.
Visit Marcie the originator of Sunday Strolls. Her Quiet Country House in Michigan is always a treat to visit.