Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lesson learned: Better to have 5 fabulous acres than a 50 acre weed patch

Better to go slow enough to do the job well.  If you have enough seed to plant 15 acres you might be better to put that seed on 5.  Why?  Because planting too thin is a common cause of poor … Continue reading

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Lesson learned: Plant all species you want on year 100 on year 1

A generation ago it was said that to plant a prairie you start by planting a “matrix” of rough and tough native plants to make the soil ready for the more finicky plant species to be added years later.  These finicky, or … Continue reading

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