• Posts Tagged ‘California native meadow project’

    Stomping down the Autumn meadow

    by  • September 9, 2011 • Meadow project

    Last Fall I decided to rid an area of weeds and grow a California native and hand-sown  meadow. Here is the end of the season story and evaluation. Stomping the Meadow Ever since the meadow started growing, I’ve been thinking in advance, for when the ‘off season’ came.  It’s here, and the meadow is...

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    The midsummer meadow

    by  • July 22, 2011 • Meadow project

    In early July, the meadow is at its peak and gives pleasure every day.  Here are some of the advantages and realities of growing your own! A CA Native seeded meadow is possible. It takes some weeding. The flowers are bright and grasses wave in the wind Bare spots happen. Seeds wash down hill sprout...

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    My California native meadow in June

    by  • July 1, 2011 • Meadow project

    In Fall of last year, I became tired of a field full of Filaree and embarked on planting a beautiful meadow of native wildflowers and grasses. The Filaree stickers  stick terribly to Maggie, our Corgi.  Here are photos showing  progress and challenges. June is when the pay-off for all hard work happens. Here is the...

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