I was so excited a few days ago to discover a local woods just covered with ramps growing on the forest floor. Problem was, it was on private land and collecting some would be trespassing. Luckily I was able to figure out who owned said woods, found their phone number and was granted permission to … Continue reading A Forest Full of Ramps!
My mother is visiting this weekend so she and I took a trip south on the River Road along the St. Croix River. (with a quick detour in through Fish Lake Wildlife Area) in search of wildflowers and birds. We found some nice flowers and a few good birds. Here are my flower shots (taken … Continue reading Wildflower Adventure
I took my dogs Jet and Annie for an evening walk down to Paint Mine Road this week. I will be leading a wildflower walk there in a few weeks and wanted to see if anything was growing yet. I really did not expect to see much, if any, floral activity, but I was in … Continue reading Paint Mine Road Before The Bloom