Many of the prints I sell come from photographs taken in my backyard here at the Prairie Garden Trust (PGT). The PGT is a garden filled with native plants and animals. To make it more attractive we are always adding and removing plants. This weekend we are going to start planting 88 different kinds of… Read More
Purple Coneflowers pictures are very popular in healthcare settings. Perhaps it is popular because Echinacea is thought to have medicinal properties. Or it may be because it is one of the showiest of wildflowers. Coneflowers are in peak bloom here on the Prairie Garden Trust so I photographed a series of them today at different states… Read More
Most experts think that bugs are inappropriate for healthcare: too creepy. The only exception is butterflies. Yesterday I was lucky to find the butterflies very active here at the Prairie Garden Trust. They were all over the wildflowers.
Hurricane Ike dumped 7-inches of water on our farm in Missouri last night. To see what impact such a heavy rainfall had we took a walk along Hiller’s Creek after lunch today. Hiller’s Creek is the main stream here on the Prairie Garden Trust. It is in full flood, but had already receded some. The… Read More
The prairie here at the Prairie Garden Trust is just now hitting peak; peak flowers and maximum growth. Prairie thrives on hot humid conditions, which is what we are getting now. Since we have had wettest year on record (going back more than 100 years!) the prairie is unusually lush. Photographing that will be keeping… Read More