bluestem grass meets tall bluestem grass,
a lavender farm thrives.
tends over 3500 lavender plants.
A Lark Sparrow hunted bugs while we toured the farm.
Mike Neustrom was an informative and gracious host.
We are planning on attending his lavender festival on
On the way home we stopped at another lavender farm in Kansas.
Just north of Topeka we found
Seeing a Sulphur-tipped Clubtail Dragonfly
in the lavender made me gasp.
Lavender is the perfect perch.
Plus this dragon has a tasty mosquito!
A White-Lined Sphinx Moth,
Great Spangled Fritillaries and
Maybe I can figure out a way to have a mini lavender farm
on my corner of the Tallgrass Prairie.