By Kim Charles:

Meadow mix: Echinacea, monarda, rosinweed

With a keen photographic eye, Kathy from PA captures the special elements and close up beauty of her meadow landscape. 

"The recent prairie post encouraged me to share our meadow story from western Pennsylvania, zone 5. Meadows take courage and patience. Our meadow was converted from a grassy play area after our boys were grown. The first year, 2013, was not very encouraging, but year after year it grew taller, thicker and yielded new surprises."

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A meadow view

Silphium trifoliatum

Monarda fistulosa

Coreopsis tinctora

The meadow in its autumn glory.

Morning mists bring special effects.

Our meadow provides both energy and calmness to enjoy often.

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