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The first anniversary of the birth of a pocket prairie restoration comes and goes, so this posts both recaps the process and features the biodiversity that a native prairie habitat can bring to a suburban landscape. With such success, it’s no wonder that Restoration Project #2 was born the same weekend, in celebration.
During the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19 restrictions and stay-at-home orders, the limelight was given to all the prairie players who kept us sane as we figured out what’s next. These close-ups are personal.
Step 3: Sit and wait for rain and cooler weather. In the meantime, stock-pile the climax grasses and forbs (aka flowers) in containers and purchase the desired seed mix. When all the pieces are together in one place, build it.