Tag Archives: Flora

Appreciate Weeds

Now that Nebraska weather is transforming into warmth again, it’s time to brace myself for lawn care season.  Fortunately, most of my neighbors are not lawn purists.  Like me, they haul out the mowers every week or so to shorten the … Continue reading

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Happy Floralia

Let the games begin.  Today is the first day of Floralia in the ancient Roman tradition.  The circus games and racing of chariots were popular during the festival that honored the spring Goddess Floria.  There were two nationalized teams that … Continue reading

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