Plant Updates: Our peppers are getting bigger and we still have tomatoes growing. A few have been eaten by critters, like our beans, but we're hoping to still have some to harvest. For reference, our Garden Giveaways will continue through the end of September. Cathy, one of our volunteers, has seen a variety of pollinator insects in the garden lately, including something (potentially a Grass-Carrying Wasp) building in the bug hotel in Bea's Garden. See the photo for more detail.
We also have a few additional outdoor programs available in September, both in the Prairie Patch and at local spots. See here for details.
There are still monarch butterflies and hummingbirds in our area. Be a citizen scientist and your observations with our friends at Journey North.
Share Your Prairie Patch Story:
Did you have a memorable experience in the Prairie Patch this summer? Reading in the shade, eating ice cream on a bench, playing in the Mud Kitchen? We're harvesting highlights to share on the blog the end of the season. Email Megan Lawrence with your story.