prairie phoenix

Another sign of spring: the prairie burn is complete. It looks awful at first, but it’s really just a big black, blank canvas. Soon, the green will appear and the wild, joyous riot of the prairie will return in full force.

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05.05.13 after the burn

The prairie garden near my house was burned since I visited last. It looks desolate but really it’s a sign of renewal.

From out of those ashes, the prairie is ready to begin again.

blog050513_aftertheburn125/ 365: spring prairie garden, after the burn