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everything's not perfect but some things are - uncovering the threads at Covington's Nature Park

A hearty group assembled yesterday for a volunteer work day at the Blue Swamp Creek Nature Park in Covington to collectively peel away another layer to expose a relict pine prairie. 829 more words

Travelogue: IPPS International Tour Day Two

Another day full of beautiful plants and delicious food!

Our day began at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station in Hammond, LA.  Allen Owings gave an incredible tour of the gardens and the beds were just amazing! 163 more words


Heather Sullivan leads July MNPS trip to big trees in the Delta

The Mississippi Native Plant Society will host a field trip to the Mississippi Delta region, lead by first-class Botanist and all-around good person, Heather Sullivan. This note from Heather via Dr. 290 more words

Crosby Arbo and LSU Design hosting eco-landscape Rock Stars

Its a matter of coincidence I’m sure that at the end of the month, within three days, the Crosby Arboretum, an arm of Landscape Architecture at Mississippi State University, and LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture will each host lectures by an internationally recognized expert in the field of ecological-natural landscaping. 325 more words

2 St. Tammany residential pine prairie gardens burned- go team Green!

Saturday began with a cool breeze, clear blue skies and by the 10:00 burn time, we had a steady 10 mile per hour wind with gusts to 15mph coming out of the east and southeast. 390 more words

Long Leaf pine herbs workshop

Very excited to announce that I have been asked to be a participant in a workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation in Mobile, Alabama in October titled… 239 more words

after a dozen years, interseeding at the Farm!

The prairie gardens at Meadowmakers’ farm were planted twelve to fourteen years ago: in the early winter of 1999, 2000, and 2001. Very little has been done in these areas except to burn them about every third year since that time. 1,206 more words