A honeybee visits Prairie Blazing Stars.

Prairie Blazing Stars: Native Plant Review

Prairie Blazing Stars are spectacular spiky, towering flowers that, to my imaginative mind at least, look like fireworks exploding across the prairie. These native flowers attract a plethora of native insects and honeybees for their nectar sources. If you are considering adding additional native flowers to your pollinator garden this year, Prairie Blazing Stars can…

The “Lemonade” Hike at the Konza Prairie

A sick pet meant both that we did not leave for our vacation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park yesterday and that we instead spent the day at the K-State Veterinary Clinic trying to determine the underlying cause for our dog’s intermittent vomiting of blood. On paper, the day was not a good Thursday. In…